Ecology of Moxostoma carinatum
 
Main Ref. Coker, G.A., C.B. Portt and C.K. Minns, 2001
Remarks Inhabits rocky pools and swift runs of small to large rivers. Also occurs in impoundments. Locally common but disappearing from northern and western parts of range.

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 Moxostoma carinatum may be found.

Habitat

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Coker, G.A., C.B. Portt and C.K. Minns, 2001
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Coker, G.A., C.B. Portt and C.K. Minns, 2001

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 3.56 0.50 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 06.21.07
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 07.27.07
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