Ecology of Asterropteryx semipunctata
 
Main Ref. Sano, M., M. Shimizu and Y. Nose, 1984
Remarks Found on algal-coated reef rock and rubble of inner flats and turbid lagoons (Ref. 1602). Takes refuge in burrows or holes in the reef (Ref. 11441).

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 Asterropteryx semipunctata may be found.

Habitat

Substrate : 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. Sano, M., M. Shimizu and Y. Nose, 1984
Feeding habit grazing on aquatic plants
Feeding habit Ref. Sano, M., M. Shimizu and Y. Nose, 1984
Trophic Level(s)
Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 2.33 0.21
From individual food items 2.36 0.00 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Sano, M., M. Shimizu and Y. Nose, 1984
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 01.22.94
Modified by Ortañez, Auda Kareen on 09.04.07
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