Ecology of Uropterygius micropterus
 
Main Ref. Chen, H.-M., K.-T. Shao and C.T. Chen, 1994
Remarks Abundant on rubble areas of intertidal reef flats. Feeds on small crustaceans and probably on small fishes as well.

Aquatic zones / Water bodies

Marine - Neritic Marine - Oceanic Brackishwater Freshwater
Marine zones / Brackish and freshwater bodies
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Uropterygius micropterus may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Benthic;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Chen, H.-M., K.-T. Shao and C.T. Chen, 1994
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Chen, H.-M., K.-T. Shao and C.T. Chen, 1994
Trophic Level(s)
Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 3.50 0.50 Tentative trophic level derived from 1 + troph of a single food item
Ref.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 12.17.00
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