Ecology of Brycinus nurse
 
Main Ref. Whitehead, V., 1969
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 nurse may be found.
Remarks Feeds on invertebrates and plants (Ref. 6160)

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type plants/detritus+animals (troph. 2.2-2.79)
Feeding type ref Whitehead, V., 1969
Feeding habit grazing on aquatic plants
Feeding habit ref Whitehead, V., 1969
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 2.46 0.17 2.50 0.25 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
Ref. Victor, R. and C. Brown, 1990
From individual food items 2.81 0.32 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 01.22.94
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 09.28.04
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