Ecology of Neolissochilus subterraneus
 
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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 Neolissochilus subterraneus may be found.
Remarks A cave inhabitant. Juveniles inhabit close to the cave entrance, subadults and adults occur deeper, at least 100 m from the entrance. Juveniles occupy the whole water column, from surface to bottom. Subadults and adults stay close to the bottom and midwater, usually in slow current. The stomach contents of 18 cm specimen include organic detritus, possibly bat guano, and calcareous ooze of the limestone weathering.

Substrate

Substrate
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Special habitats
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Associations

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Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly plants/detritus (troph. 2-2.19)
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Feeding habit grazing on aquatic plants
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Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
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From individual food items 2.00 0.00 Trophic level and s.e. inferred from exclusive plant/detritus food items.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 07.27.04
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 09.12.07
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