Ecology of Brycinus longipinnis
 
Main Ref. Paugy, D., 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 Brycinus longipinnis may be found.
Remarks Generally found in the upper and lower reaches of big rivers and also in estuarine zones of mixohaline waters. The only Brycinus species to penetrate small rivers and streams (Ref. 2880). Aquarium keeping: in groups of 5 or more individuals; minimum aquarium size 100 cm (Ref. 51150).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly plants/detritus (troph. 2-2.19)
Feeding type ref Victor, R. and C. Brown, 1990
Feeding habit
Feeding habit ref
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 2.22 2.56 0.09 Troph of adults from 1 study.
Ref. Victor, R. and C. Brown, 1990
From individual food items 2.80 0.35 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 12.07.99
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 03.25.15
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