Ecology of Rubicundus lakeside
Main Ref. Mincarone, M.M. and J.E. McCosker, 2004
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 Rubicundus lakeside may be found.
Remarks Collected with a galvanized metal minnow trap where the bottom ws nearly flat, covered with fine grey sediment and occasional lava boulders (ca. 0.5 in diameter) in the vicinity of other large lava reefs. Temperature at depth was 8°C and there was a current of about 0.3 knot. Also observed at and near the locality were several pelagic holothurians (Pelagothuria nanatrix Ludwig), hagfishes (Eptatretus grouseri McMillan and E. wisneri McMillan), catsharks (Apristurus spp.), combtooth dogfish (Centroscyllium nigrum Garman), chimaeras (Hydrolagus spp.), witch eels (Facciolella equatorialis (Gilbert)), viperfish (Chauliodus sloani Bloch & Schneider), grenadier (Nezumia loricata loricata (Garman)), cardinalfish (Epigonus merleni McCosker and Long), batfishes (Dibranchus erinaceus (Garman)), ateleopodids (Guentherus altivelis (Osório)), bythitids (Diplacanthopoma jordani (Garman)), and an undescribed scorpionfish (Phenacoscorpius sp.) (Ref. 55621). (Ref. 55621).


Substrate Hard Bottom;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type
Feeding type ref
Feeding habit
Feeding habit ref
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily on 03.27.06
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