Ecology of Pomatoschistus minutus
Main Ref. Knijn, R.J., T.W. Boon, H.J.L. Heessen and J.R.G. Hislop, 1993
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 Pomatoschistus minutus may be found.
Remarks Feeding on little crustaceans (Ref. 51442).


Substrate Soft Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Knijn, R.J., T.W. Boon, H.J.L. Heessen and J.R.G. Hislop, 1993
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.22 3.13 0.36 Troph of adults from 1 study.
Ref. Thorman, S. and A.-M. Wiederholm, 1986
From individual food items 3.25 0.45 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 06.10.91
Modified by Boden, Gert on 06.23.04
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