Ecology of Abudefduf sordidus
 
Main Ref. Honebrink, R., 1990
Remarks Occur in small groups or may be solitary. Juveniles usually found in tide pools. Primarily a grazer with regards to their herbivorous habits (Ref. 275). Feed on plants and benthic invertebrates (Ref. 13550).

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 Abudefduf sordidus may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref. Letourneur, Y., P. Chabanet, P. Durville, M. Taquet, E. Teissier, M. Parmentier, J.-C. Quéro and K. Pothin, 2004
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Nguyen, N.T. and V.Q. Nguyen, 2006

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type plants/detritus+animals (troph. 2.2-2.79)
Feeding type Ref. Honebrink, R., 1990
Feeding habit variable
Feeding habit Ref. Honebrink, R., 1990

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 2.88 2.84 0.29 Troph of adults from 1 study.
From individual food items 3.24 0.48 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Hobson, E.S., 1974
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 12.01.92
Modified by Ortañez, Auda Kareen on 12.22.08
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