Ecology of Paratrypauchen microcephalus
 
Main Ref. Nguyen, N.T. and V.Q. Nguyen, 2006
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 Paratrypauchen microcephalus may be found.
Remarks Inhabits soft mud bottoms, river mouths areas near mangrove forests; omnivore feeding on benthic invertebrates like crustaceans (Ref. 92840). Burrows in mud or shingle areas in inshore and estuarine waters (Ref. 4343, 11230).

Substrate

Substrate : mud;
Substrate Ref. Maugé, L.A., 1986
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Nguyen, N.T. and V.Q. Nguyen, 2006

Associations

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Associations
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Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

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Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Ortañez, Auda Kareen on 09.04.07
Modified by Casal, Christine Marie V. on 04.12.18
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