Ecology of Hypoplectrus aberrans
 
Main Ref. Domeier, M.L., 1994
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 Hypoplectrus aberrans may be found.
Remarks A solitary species inhabiting rocky and coral reefs. Feeds on crustaceans (primarily shrimps). Carnivore (Ref. 57616).

Substrate

Substrate Hard Bottom;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Aguilar-Perera, A., 2003

Associations

Ref. Claro, R., 1994
Associations solitary;
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Ogden, J.C., J.A. Yntema and I. Clavijo, 1975
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Ogden, J.C., J.A. Yntema and I. Clavijo, 1975
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.60 0.59 Tentative trophic level derived from 1 + troph of a single food item
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 02.02.01
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 04.17.08
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