Ecology of Stethojulis interrupta
 
Main Ref. Randall, J.E., 2000
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 Stethojulis interrupta may be found.
Remarks Occurs inshore (Ref. 75154). In Japan, it is found in areas of mixed sand, rock and coral. Feeds by sorting small animals from mouthfuls of sand and detritus (Ref. 36378).

Substrate

Substrate Soft Bottom: sand; mud;
Substrate Ref. Shao, K.-T. and L.-S. Chen, 1992
Special habitats Beds: sea grass; Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Nguyen, N.T. and V.Q. Nguyen, 2006

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Randall, J.E., 2000
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Randall, J.E., 2000
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.37 0.30 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
Ref.
From individual food items 3.50 0.37 Tentative trophic level derived from 1 + troph of a single food item
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 11.20.00
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 12.17.08
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