Ecology of Dawkinsia filamentosa
 
Main Ref. Pethiyagoda, R. and M. Kottelat, 2005
Remarks Occurs in clear streams, lakes and ponds (Ref. 41236). Inhabits lowland rivers and also estuaries, reservoirs and marshes (Ref. 55036).

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 Dawkinsia filamentosa may be found.

Habitat

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type plants/detritus+animals (troph. 2.2-2.79)
Feeding type Ref. Weliange, W.S. and U.S. Amarasinghe, 2007
Feeding habit variable
Feeding habit Ref. Weliange, W.S. and U.S. Amarasinghe, 2007

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 2.58 0.05 2.61 0.19 Troph of juv./adults from 6 studies.
From individual food items 2.51 0.24 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Weliange, W.S. and U.S. Amarasinghe, 2003
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 08.23.05
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 11.12.07
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