Ecology of Eleotris fusca
Main Ref. Rainboth, W.J., 1996
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 Eleotris fusca may be found.
Remarks Inhabits lagoons, estuaries and freshwater (Ref. 6028). Juveniles are found mainly among mangrove roots in the more saline areas of lagoons and estuaries (Ref. 6028). Adults inhabit lagoons, estuaries and freshwater (Ref. 6028, 48637, 79840). Carnivorous (Ref. 54520). Coexist with E. acanthopoma at the upper limit of the tidally influenced area and the lower part of the freshwater area in Teima River, Okinawa Island (Ref. 54520).


Substrate Soft Bottom: mud;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Rainboth, W.J., 1996
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Maeda, K. and K. Tachihara, 2004
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.79 0.32 Troph of juv./adults from 2 studies.
Ref. Maeda, K. and K. Tachihara, 2004
From individual food items 3.62 0.58 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G. on 10.10.00
Modified by Casal, Christine Marie V. on 04.12.18
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