Ecology of Cirripectes stigmaticus
 
Main Ref. Myers, R.F., 1999
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 Cirripectes stigmaticus may be found.
Remarks Found solitary or forms small groups (Ref. 90102) in coastal reef flats with rich coral and algae habitats, usually in very shallow depths of a few meters (Ref. 48636); also on rocky and coralline structures (Ref. 529); among Acropora and Pocillopora corals of surf-swept algal ridge (Ref. ?). Occurs on large rocks on bottoms of well-developed surge channels; among Acropora and Pocillopora corals of surf-swept algal ridge (Ref. ?).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic: mobile;: rocky;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Beds: algae/seaweed; Coral Reefs; Corals: hard corals;
Special habitats Ref. Letourneur, Y., P. Chabanet, P. Durville, M. Taquet, E. Teissier, M. Parmentier, J.-C. Quéro and K. Pothin, 2004

Associations

Ref. Allen, G.R. and M.V. Erdmann, 2012
Associations
Associated with Acropora and Pocillopora corals (Ref. ?).
Association remarks Found solitary or forms small groups (Ref. 90102).
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly plants/detritus (troph. 2-2.19)
Feeding type ref Myers, R.F., 1991
Feeding habit grazing on aquatic plants
Feeding habit ref Myers, R.F., 1991
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 2.00 0.00 Trophic level and s.e. inferred from exclusive plant/detritus food items.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 11.28.01
Modified by Olisa, Kristine Elaine Paz on 07.08.13
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