Ecology of Diplospinus multistriatus
 
Main Ref. Nakamura, I. and N.V. Parin, 1993
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 Diplospinus multistriatus may be found.
Remarks Oceanic, migrating upward at night to 100 to 200 m. Probably forming schools during daytime. Feeds on crustaceans and small fish.

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 Nakamura, I. and N.V. Parin, 1993
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Nakamura, I. and N.V. Parin, 1993
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.51 0.52 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 11.28.00
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 01.24.08
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