Ecology of Centropyge fisheri
 
Main Ref. Thresher, R.E. and P.L. Colin, 1986
Remarks Benthopelagic species found in reefs (Ref. 58302); in coral bottoms of channels and over reef slopes (Ref. 9710); also in areas with rubble bottom (Ref. 4858). Often in small loose groups on inner reefs in low patches of brittle corals and coralline algae mix that is shared by damselfishes and small wrasses (Ref. 48636). Herbivorous (Ref. 33482).

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 Centropyge fisheri may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Hard Bottom: rubble;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly plants/detritus (troph. 2-2.19)
Feeding type Ref. Thresher, R.E. and P.L. Colin, 1986
Feeding habit grazing on aquatic plants
Feeding habit Ref. Masuda, H. and G.R. Allen, 1993
Trophic Level(s)
Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 2.84 0.33 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 03.02.00
Modified by Capuli, Estelita Emily on 11.18.13
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