Ecology of Plectorhinchus gibbosus
 
Main Ref. Thollot, P., 1996
Remarks Found in coastal reefs, sandbanks, and near estuaries (Ref. 30573), in rocky and coral reefs (Ref. 9137). Enters freshwater (Ref. 7050). Associated with seagrass (Ref. 118046).

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 Plectorhinchus gibbosus may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Hard Bottom;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Beds: sea grass; Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Nguyen, N.T. and V.Q. Nguyen, 2006

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Thollot, P., 1996
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Thollot, P., 1996

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.57 0.54 3.57 0.61 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
From individual food items 4.01 0.65 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Kulbicki, M., Y.-M. Bozec, P. Labrosse, Y. Letourneur, G. Mou-Tham and L. Wantiez, 2005
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 11.25.96
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 05.28.18
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