Ecology of Nannobrachium ritteri
 
Main Ref. Hart, J.L., 1973
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 Nannobrachium ritteri may be found.
Remarks Epipelagic to mesopelagic (Ref. 31442). Depth range between 400 to 800 m during the day, and at night it is found as shallow as 75 m (Ref. 54154). Adults feed on Sagitta, young fishes, copepods, and euphausiids (Ref. 6885). Feeds on fish and plankton (Ref. 6885).

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 Hart, J.L., 1973
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.37 0.45 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 04.07.97
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 12.21.07
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