Ecology of Muraenolepis microps
 
Main Ref. Cohen, D.M., T. Inada, T. Iwamoto and N. Scialabba, 1990
Remarks Dwells in continental and insular shelves and slopes. Feeds on zooplankton.

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 Muraenolepis microps may be found.

Habitat

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Cohen, D.M., T. Inada, T. Iwamoto and N. Scialabba, 1990
Feeding habit selective plankton feeding
Feeding habit Ref. Cohen, D.M., T. Inada, T. Iwamoto and N. Scialabba, 1990

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.40 0.35 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
From individual food items 3.41 0.46 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Mc Kenna, J.E. Jr., 1991
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 11.22.00
Modified by Gutierrez, Suzette on 02.04.01
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