Ecology of Chaetodontoplus meredithi
Main Ref. Lieske, E. and R. Myers, 1994
Remarks Inhabit coastal reefs and open bottoms with rock , coral, sponge, or seawhip outcrops to depths greater than 3 5 m (Ref. 9710). Juveniles often among sponges under jetties; adults often in pairs, generally in deeper water (Ref. 9710). Feed on sponges and tunicates. Solitary or form pairs or small groups. Occasionally exported through the aquarium trade (Ref. 48391).

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 Chaetodontoplus meredithi may be found.


Substrate Soft Bottom: silt; Hard Bottom;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type
Feeding type Ref.
Feeding habit
Feeding habit Ref.
Trophic Level(s)
Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 3.00 0.00 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
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