Ecology of Gilloblennius tripennis
 
Main Ref. Russell, B.C., 1983
Remarks Lives in subtidal areas and is rarely found in intertidal areas. Feeds on organisms which inhabit encrusting rock growths, with amphipods and hermit crabs being the dominant food items (Ref. 26966).

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 Gilloblennius tripennis may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Hard Bottom;
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. Russell, B.C., 1983
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Russell, B.C., 1983

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.43 0.28 3.27 0.37 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
From individual food items 3.39 0.56 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Russell, B.C., 1983
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 11.24.98
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 10.16.04
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