Ecology of Parupeneus insularis
 
Main Ref. Honebrink, R., 1990
Remarks Solitary or in small groups. Feeds during the day and at night (diurnal and nocturnal).

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 Parupeneus insularis may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Hard Bottom: rocky;
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. Hobson, E.S., 1974
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Honebrink, R., 1990

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.65 0.28 3.52 0.46 Troph of juv./adults from 2 studies.
From individual food items 3.88 0.59 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Hobson, E.S., 1974
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 11.24.92
Modified by Sa-a, Pascualita on 12.03.00
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