Ecology of Cyprinella spiloptera
 
Main Ref. Johnson, J.H. and D.S. Dropkin, 1995
Remarks Inhabits sand and gravel runs and pools of creeks, and small to medium (sometimes large) rivers.

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 Cyprinella spiloptera may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Soft Bottom: sand; Hard Bottom: rocky; rubble;
Substrate Ref. Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea and W.B. Scott, 1991
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.
Feeding habit
Feeding habit Ref.
Trophic Level(s)
Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 2.83 0.15 3.08 0.32 Troph of juv./adults from 3 studies.
From individual food items 3.24 0.42 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Johnson, J.H. and D.S. Dropkin, 1995
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 12.07.99
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 09.23.08
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