Ecology of Gonostoma atlanticum
 
Main Ref. Quéro, J.-C., J.C. Njock and M.M. de la Hoz, 1990
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 Gonostoma atlanticum may be found.
Remarks Exhibit diel vertical migrations, juveniles and adults mainly at 300-600 by day and at 50-200 by night. Feed on copepods and euphausiids. Also Ref. 51328.

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
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 Badcock, J., 1984
Feeding habit variable
Feeding habit ref Badcock, J., 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 3.03 0.13 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 11.09.00
Modified by Ortañez, Auda Kareen on 08.28.08
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 01.11.01
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