Ecology of Microstomus kitt
 
Main Ref. Rae, B.B., 1965
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 Microstomus kitt may be found.
Remarks Generally feeds on sedentary or near sedentary prey, mainly polychaetes; feeding activity seasonal, ceasing almost completely during winter (December) and peaking around April to August (Ref. 6112).

Substrate

Substrate Hard Bottom;
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 Rae, B.B., 1965
Feeding habit sucking food-containing material
Feeding habit ref Rae, B.B., 1965
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.22 0.39
Ref. Rae, B.B., 1965
From individual food items 3.21 0.33 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Binohlan, Crispina B. on 09.17.93
Modified by Sa-a, Pascualita on 12.03.00
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