Ecology of Notropis rubellus
 
Main Ref. Flemer, D.A. and W.S. Woolcott, 1966
Remarks Inhabits rocky runs and flowing pools of small to medium rivers. Common in upland areas and clear streams with fast current (Ref. 5723, 10294). Feeds primarily on insects (Ref. 50685), dominated by caddis larvae and mayfly nymphs. Juvenile consumes algae and diatom (Ref. 10294).

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 Notropis rubellus may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref. Page, L.M. and B.M. Burr, 1991
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type plants/detritus+animals (troph. 2.2-2.79)
Feeding type Ref. Jenkins, R.E. and N.M. Burkhead, 1993
Feeding habit variable
Feeding habit Ref. Jenkins, R.E. and N.M. Burkhead, 1993

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 3.08 0.44 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 05.03.04
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 10.26.07
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