Ecology of Protomyctophum bolini
Main Ref. Hulley, P.A., 1990
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Protomyctophum bolini may be found.
Remarks High-oceanic and mesopelagic. Found between 608-728 m during the day and between 364-426 m at night (Ref. 4066). Feeds on copepods and larval stages of krilll, mainly calytopis and furcilia stages.


Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Hulley, P.A., 1990
Feeding habit selective plankton feeding
Feeding habit ref Hulley, P.A., 1990
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.04 0.00 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
Ref. Pusch, C., P.A. Hulley and K.-H. Kock, 2004
From individual food items 3.09 0.26 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 11.20.00
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 08.15.07
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 01.11.01
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