Ecology of Heteroconger canabus
 
Main Ref. De la Cruz Agüero, J., M. Arellano Martínez, V.M. Cota Gómez and G. de la Cruz-Agüero, 1997
Remarks Forms big colonies on sandy areas near reefs (Ref. 37955). Feeds on zooplankton suspended in the water column (Ref. 37955).

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 Heteroconger canabus may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Hard Bottom;
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.
Feeding habit
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 Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 07.15.05
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