Ecology of Parupeneus insularis
 
Main Ref. Honebrink, R., 1990
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 Parupeneus insularis may be found.
Remarks Solitary or in small groups. Feeds during the day and at night (diurnal and nocturnal).

Substrate

Substrate Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Hobson, E.S., 1974
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Honebrink, R., 1990
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.65 0.28 3.52 0.46 Troph of juv./adults from 2 studies.
Ref. Hobson, E.S., 1974
From individual food items 3.88 0.59 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 11.24.92
Modified by Sa-a, Pascualita on 12.03.00
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