Ecology of Dawkinsia filamentosa
 
Main Ref. Pethiyagoda, R. and M. Kottelat, 2005
Distribution
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
Brackishwater
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
Freshwater
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Dawkinsia filamentosa may be found.
Remarks Occurs in clear streams, lakes and ponds (Ref. 41236). Inhabits lowland rivers and also estuaries, reservoirs and marshes (Ref. 55036).

Substrate

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)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 2.58 0.05 2.61 0.19 Troph of juv./adults from 6 studies.
Ref. Weliange, W.S. and U.S. Amarasinghe, 2003
From individual food items 2.51 0.24 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(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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