Ecology of Melanotaenia ericrobertsi
 
Main Ref. Allen, G.R., P.J. Unmack and R.K. Hadiaty, 2014
Distribution
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
Brackishwater
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
Freshwater
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Melanotaenia ericrobertsi may be found.
Remarks The stream, ~15 to 30 m in width, flows through primary and secondary rainforest habitat over gravel and sand substrate with minimal aquatic vegetation; rainbowfish mainly concentrated around log debris; temperature and pH values of 27-28° C and 7.5 (Ref. 119199).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

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Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

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Feeding habit
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Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Hennyey, Andrea on 12.04.18
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