Ecology of Poropanchax luxophthalmus
 
Main Ref. Wildekamp, R.H., R. Romand and J.J. Scheel, 1986
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 Poropanchax luxophthalmus may be found.
Remarks Found in small rivers and brooks in the swampy rainforest on the coastal plains (Ref. 3788). It feeds on worms, crustaceans and insects (Ref. 7020).

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 Mills, D. and G. Vevers, 1989
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Mills, D. and G. Vevers, 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
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Boden, Gert on 11.22.16
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