Ecology of Amphiprion ocellaris
 
Main Ref. Sano, M., M. Shimizu and Y. Nose, 1984
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 Amphiprion ocellaris may be found.
Remarks Occurs inshore (Ref. 75154); in shallow and calm lagoons. Adults inhabit coral reefs where it lives among the venomous tentacles of large sea anemones (Ref. 85309). Feeds on plants (34%), benthic invertebrates (44%), and zooplankton (Ref. 6110). Diurnal species (Ref. 113699).

Substrate

Substrate : rocky;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs: lagoons;
Special habitats Ref. Nguyen, N.T. and V.Q. Nguyen, 2006

Associations

Ref.
Associations commensalism;
Associated with Associated with the anemones (Ref. 5911), where it lives among the venomous tentacles of large sea anemones (Ref. 85309).
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type plants/detritus+animals (troph. 2.2-2.79)
Feeding type ref Nakamura, Y., M. Horinouchi, T. Nakai and M. Sano, 2003
Feeding habit variable
Feeding habit ref Sano, M., M. Shimizu and Y. Nose, 1984
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.03 0.45
Ref. Sano, M., M. Shimizu and Y. Nose, 1984
From individual food items 3.11 0.36 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 01.22.94
Modified by Arndt, Erik on 08.01.19
Checked by Froese, Rainer on 08.29.03
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