Ecology of Trachystoma petardi
 
Main Ref. Merrick, J.R. and G.E. Schmida, 1984
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 Trachystoma petardi may be found.
Remarks Often occurs in small groups in deep pools where stream flow is slow. Mainly herbivorous. Feeds on filamentous green algae, microscopic plants and animals as well as detritus.

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type plants/detritus+animals (troph. 2.2-2.79)
Feeding type ref Merrick, J.R. and G.E. Schmida, 1984
Feeding habit variable
Feeding habit ref Merrick, J.R. and G.E. Schmida, 1984
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 2.34 0.20 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 02.02.01
Modified by Orta├▒ez, Auda Kareen on 10.27.08
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