Ecology of Liparis tunicatus
 
Main Ref. Coad, B.W. and J.D. Reist, 2004
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 Liparis tunicatus may be found.
Remarks Commonly lives in large clusters of kelp (Ref. 7251). Benthic; feeds on crustaceans (Ref. 58426). It is preyed upon by seals, harp and grey seals. Parasite found from the gills was a copepod, Haemobaphes cyclopterina (Ref. 5951).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Beds: algae/seaweed;
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Coad, B.W. and J.D. Reist, 2004
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Coad, B.W. and J.D. Reist, 2004
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.50 0.50 Tentative trophic level derived from 1 + troph of a single food item
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 07.10.07
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 11.14.13
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