Ecology of Chaetodon humeralis
 
Main Ref. Grove, J.S. and R.J. Lavenberg, 1997
Remarks Usually observed in pairs or small groups in rocky areas near the shore (Ref. 4858). Feed on algae and benthic invertebrates (Ref. 28023). Sessile-invertebrate feeder (Ref. 57615).

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 Chaetodon humeralis may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Dominici-Arosemena, A. and M. Wolff, 2006

Associations

Ref.
Associations schooling;
Associated with Form schools with Chaetodipterus zonatus (Ref. 9286).
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type plants/detritus+animals (troph. 2.2-2.79)
Feeding type Ref. Grove, J.S. and R.J. Lavenberg, 1997
Feeding habit variable
Feeding habit Ref.

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 2.72 0.24 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 06.21.00
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 08.17.07
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