Ecology of Cheilopogon heterurus
 
Main Ref. Lipskaya, N.Y., 1987
Remarks Found along coasts (Refs. 5377, 87676). Epipelagic in nearshore waters (Ref. 6523). Oceanic (Ref. 122898). The larvae are known to feed on zooplankton (Ref. 9658).

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 Cheilopogon heterurus may be found.

Habitat

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Lipskaya, N.Y., 1987
Feeding habit selective plankton feeding
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 3.40 0.45 Tentative trophic level derived from 1 + troph of a single food item
Ref.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 09.19.95
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 09.25.20
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