Ecology of Aptocyclus ventricosus
 
Main Ref. Mecklenburg, C.W., T.A. Mecklenburg and L.K. Thorsteinson, 2002
Distribution
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
Brackishwater
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
Freshwater
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Aptocyclus ventricosus may be found.
Remarks Migrate to spawn in littoral waters of Bering Sea in December-June (Ref. 43939).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Ilyinsky, E.N. and V.I. Radchenko, 1992
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Ilyinsky, E.N. and V.I. Radchenko, 1992
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref. Yoshida, H. and H. Yamaguchi, 1985
From individual food items 3.69 0.38 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 07.07.06
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