Ecology of Aplodinotus grunniens
 
Main Ref. Bur, M.T., 1982
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 Aplodinotus grunniens may be found.
Remarks Occurs in bottoms of medium to large rivers and lakes. Feeds on mollusks, benthic crustaceans, and insects.

Substrate

Substrate Soft Bottom: sand; silt; mud;
Substrate Ref. Missouri Department of Conservation, 2008
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 Bur, M.T., 1982
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Scott, W.B. and E.J. Crossman, 1998
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.36 0.43 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 05.30.00
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 09.22.08
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