Ecology of Campostoma oligolepis
Main Ref. Fowler, J.F. and C.A. Taber, 1985
Remarks Inhabits rocky riffles and runs of clear creeks and small to medium rivers. Graze over the gravel and rock substrate (Ref. 58528).

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 Campostoma oligolepis may be found.


Substrate Hard Bottom: rocky; rubble;
Substrate Ref. Fowler, J.F. and C.A. Taber, 1985
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly plants/detritus (troph. 2-2.19)
Feeding type Ref. Fowler, J.F. and C.A. Taber, 1985
Feeding habit browsing on substrate
Feeding habit Ref. Fowler, J.F. and C.A. Taber, 1985
Trophic Level(s)
Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 2.00 0.00 Troph of juv./adults from 4 studies.
From individual food items 2.00 0.00 Trophic level and s.e. inferred from exclusive plant/detritus food items.
Ref. Fowler, J.F. and C.A. Taber, 1985
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
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