Ecology of Muraenolepis microps
 
Main Ref. Cohen, D.M., T. Inada, T. Iwamoto and N. Scialabba, 1990
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 Muraenolepis microps may be found.
Remarks Dwells in continental and insular shelves and slopes. Feeds on zooplankton.

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 Cohen, D.M., T. Inada, T. Iwamoto and N. Scialabba, 1990
Feeding habit selective plankton feeding
Feeding habit ref Cohen, D.M., T. Inada, T. Iwamoto and N. Scialabba, 1990
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.40 0.35 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
Ref. Mc Kenna, J.E. Jr., 1991
From individual food items 3.41 0.46 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 11.22.00
Modified by Gutierrez, Suzette on 02.04.01
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