Ecology of Capoeta banarescui
Main Ref. Turan, D., M. Kottelat, F.G. Ekmekçi and H.O. Imamoglu, 2006
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • 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 Capoeta banarescui may be found.
Remarks Inhabits swift flowing water, with cobbles and pebbles bottom. In June 2004, temperature was 15-16°C, with dissolved oxugen 8.23 mg i-1, pH 7.19, and conductivity 125 mS. Collected with Alburnoides bipunctatus, Barbus tauricus, and Oxynoemacheilus sp. Feeds mainly on zoo- and phytoplankton, some invertebrate, algae and other aquatic plants (Ref. 57640).


Substrate Hard Bottom;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type plants/detritus+animals (troph. 2.2-2.79)
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Feeding habit
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Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 2.47 0.24 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily on 11.09.06
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