Ecology of Tropheus moorii
 
Main Ref. Takamura, K., 1984
Remarks Feeds on algae (Ref. 40115).

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 Tropheus moorii may be found.

Habitat

Substrate : rocky;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly plants/detritus (troph. 2-2.19)
Feeding type Ref. Takamura, K., 1984
Feeding habit grazing on aquatic plants
Feeding habit Ref. Takamura, K., 1984
Trophic Level(s)
Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 2.02 0.00 2.23 0.06 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
From individual food items
Ref. Takamura, K., 1984
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 03.20.99
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 02.20.02
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