Ecology of Amphilius uranoscopus
 
Main Ref. Skelton, P.H., 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 Amphilius uranoscopus may be found.
Remarks Prefers clear, flowing water in rocky habitats. Frequency of occurence in Caprivi: occasionally on rocky streams (Ref. 037065). Feeds on stream insects and other small organisms off rock surfaces.

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type plants/detritus+animals (troph. 2.2-2.79)
Feeding type ref Skelton, P.H., 1993
Feeding habit variable
Feeding habit ref Skelton, P.H., 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 2.86 0.30 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 12.14.00
Modified by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 03.05.01
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 03.05.01
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