Ecology of Diplecogaster bimaculata
 
Main Ref. Gibson, R.N. and I.A. Ezzi, 1987
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 Diplecogaster bimaculata may be found.
Remarks Trawled over soft mud bottom. Feeds mainly on benthic organisms (Ref. 12577). Inhabits shallow water on rocky bottoms and bivalve banks.

Substrate

Substrate Soft Bottom Hard Bottom;
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 Gibson, R.N. and I.A. Ezzi, 1987
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 3.39 0.28 3.20 0.32 Troph of juv./adults from 2 studies.
Ref. Gibson, R.N. and I.A. Ezzi, 1987
From individual food items 3.25 0.40 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 09.28.97
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 10.20.04
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