Ecology of Elacatinus evelynae
 
Main Ref. Hixon, M., 1993
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 Elacatinus evelynae may be found.
Remarks Inhabits coral reefs with clear waters, preferably in oceanic, insular areas (Ref. 13928). Minimum depth reported from Ref. 27115. Feeds on ectoparasites of fishes (Ref. 13442).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks In pairs near coral heads. A cleaner (Ref. 9710).
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Hixon, M., 1993
Feeding habit picking parasites off a host (cleaner)
Feeding habit ref Randall, J.E., 1996
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.37 0.35 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 03.02.00
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 08.17.07
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