Ecology of Brycinus nurse
 
Main Ref. Whitehead, V., 1969
Remarks Feeds on invertebrates and plants (Ref. 6160)

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 Brycinus nurse may be found.

Habitat

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
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. Whitehead, V., 1969
Feeding habit grazing on aquatic plants
Feeding habit Ref. Whitehead, V., 1969
Trophic Level(s)
Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 2.46 0.17 2.50 0.25 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
From individual food items 2.81 0.32 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Victor, R. and C. Brown, 1990
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 01.22.94
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 09.28.04
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