Ecology of Chlorophthalmus atlanticus
 
Main Ref. Macpherson, E. and B.A. Roel, 1987
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 Chlorophthalmus atlanticus may be found.
Remarks Inhabits deep water of the continental shelf (Ref. 3166). Feeds on pelagic crustaceans (Ref. 58748).

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 Macpherson, E. and B.A. Roel, 1987
Feeding habit selective plankton feeding
Feeding habit ref Macpherson, E., 1989
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.17 0.37 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 07.31.03
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 08.23.07
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