Ecology of Spratelloides delicatulus
 
Main Ref. Hiatt, R.W. and D.W. Strasburg, 1960
Remarks Occurs in inshore waters of the continental shelf. A schooling species (Ref. 75154).

Aquatic zones / Water bodies

Marine - Neritic Marine - Oceanic Brackishwater Freshwater
Marine zones / Brackish and freshwater bodies
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
  • 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 Spratelloides delicatulus may be found.

Habitat

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Nguyen, N.T. and V.Q. Nguyen, 2006

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Hiatt, R.W. and D.W. Strasburg, 1960
Feeding habit selective plankton feeding
Feeding habit Ref. Hiatt, R.W. and D.W. Strasburg, 1960

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.13 0.00 3.07 0.13 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
From individual food items 3.24 0.33 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Milton, D.A., S.J.M. Blaber and N.J.F. Rawlinson, 1990
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 05.07.91
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 08.21.08
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