Ecology of Myrichthys colubrinus
 
Main Ref. Nguyen, N.T. and V.Q. Nguyen, 2006
Remarks Adults occur in shallow sandy flats and seagrass beds (Ref. 1602, 48635, 58302). Burrowing species of inshore waters (Ref. 75154). Fish-and-invertebrate feeder (Ref. 113692).

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 Myrichthys colubrinus may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Soft Bottom: sand;
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. Unsworth, R.K., S.L. Garrard, P.S. De León, L.C. Cullen, D.J. Smith, K.A. Sloman and J.J. Bell, 2009
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Unsworth, R.K., S.L. Garrard, P.S. De León, L.C. Cullen, D.J. Smith, K.A. Sloman and J.J. Bell, 2009

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items
Ref.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Ortañez, Auda Kareen on 08.07.07
Modified by Casal, Christine Marie V. on 04.13.18
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