Ecology of Coregonus autumnalis
Main Ref. Bond, W.A. and R.N. Erickson, 1993
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • 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 Coregonus autumnalis may be found.
Remarks Occurs in brackish waters (20-22 ppt) of coastal lagoons and mouths of rivers and bays (Ref. 4779). Nerito-pelagic (Ref. 58426). Enters rivers in shoals to spawn (Ref. 4779). Feeds on small crustaceans, insects, small fishes (Ref. 28219, 28857), worms and clams (Ref. 58426). No feeding occurs during the upstream migration (Ref. 4779). Collected by fyke nets (Ref. 4526).


Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Bond, W.A. and R.N. Erickson, 1993
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.67 0.24 3.51 0.50 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
Ref. Bond, W.A. and R.N. Erickson, 1993
From individual food items 3.33 0.44 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 06.23.98
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 07.31.07
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