Ecology of Gobiesox maeandricus
Main Ref. Eschmeyer, W.N., E.S. Herald and H. Hammann, 1983
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 Gobiesox maeandricus may be found.
Remarks Found in intertidal rocky areas among algae, and on kelp (often high in kelp canopy) (Ref. 2850). May remain out of water under rocks or seaweeds (Ref. 31184). Feeds on small crustaceans and mollusks (Ref. 6885). Breathes air when out of water (Ref. 31184).


Substrate Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Beds: algae/seaweed; rock;
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Hart, J.L., 1973
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Boyle, K.S. and M.H. Horn, 2006
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.44 0.26 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
Ref. Boyle, K.S. and M.H. Horn, 2006
From individual food items 3.55 0.50 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 09.20.99
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 08.30.07
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