Ecology of Paracirrhites xanthus
 
Main Ref. Baensch, H.A. and H. Debelius, 1997
Remarks Among or on top of corals. Feeds on invertebrates, preferably crustaceans.

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 Paracirrhites xanthus may be found.

Habitat

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Baensch, H.A. and H. Debelius, 1997
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Baensch, H.A. and H. Debelius, 1997
Trophic Level(s)
Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 3.50 0.50 Tentative trophic level derived from 1 + troph of a single food item
Ref.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 01.25.01
Modified by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 02.16.01
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 02.16.01
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