Ecology of Entosphenus similis
 
Main Ref. Page, L.M. and B.M. Burr, 1991
Distribution
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
Brackishwater
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
Freshwater
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Entosphenus similis may be found.
Remarks Adults parasitic on fishes. Known to feed on fishes perhaps of commercial importance, but these were not identified (Ref.89241).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations parasitism;
Associated with On fishes (Ref.89241)
Association remarks Known to feed on fishes perhaps of commercial importance, but these were not identified (Ref. 89241).
Parasitism outside host

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref
Feeding habit feeding on a host (parasite)
Feeding habit ref
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 4.20 0.73 Tentative trophic level derived from 1 + troph of a single food item
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Froese, Rainer on 04.16.04
Modified by Hilomen, Teresa on 10.21.13
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