Ecology of Gobiomorphus breviceps
Main Ref. Sagar, P.M. and G.A. Eldon, 1983
Remarks Fry fed predominantly on Crustacea, but the diet changed to larger insect larvae and young of its own species with increasing age and size of the fish (Ref. 51583).

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 Gobiomorphus breviceps may be found.


Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Sagar, P.M. and G.A. Eldon, 1983
Feeding habit
Feeding habit Ref.

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.24 0.14 3.06 0.24 Troph of juv./adults from 4 studies.
From individual food items 3.18 0.46 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Sagar, P.M. and G.A. Eldon, 1983
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 12.19.02
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 09.16.04
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