Ecology of Cottunculus microps
 
Main Ref. Fedorov, V.V. and J.S. Nelson, 1986
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 Cottunculus microps may be found.
Remarks Benthic (Ref. 58426). Feeds on polychaetes, mysids, amphipods and pycnogonids (Ref. 6696). Consumed primarily benthic organisms (Ref. 51343). Parasite found was a copepod, Chondracanthus cottunculi (Ref. 5951). Almost no information on this genus (Richards, ed. 2006) No information on behavior (Ref. 86779).

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Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Fedorov, V.V. and J.S. Nelson, 1986
Feeding habit variable
Feeding habit ref Fedorov, V.V. and J.S. Nelson, 1986
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 4.14 0.22 3.35 0.33 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
Ref. Bjelland, O., O.A. Bergstad, J.E. Skjæraasen and K. Meland, 2000
From individual food items 3.26 0.42 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 12.13.00
Modified by Hilomen, Teresa on 02.21.14
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