Ecology of Coryphopterus personatus
 
Main Ref. Dominici-Arosemena, A. and M. Wolff, 2005
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 Coryphopterus personatus may be found.
Remarks Occurs in schools near large coral columns and heads. Has been reared in captivity (Ref. 35408). Hovers above bottom in caves and shaded areas in reefs (Ref. 26938). Planktivore (Ref. 57616).

Substrate

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

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly plants/detritus (troph. 2-2.19)
Feeding type ref Dominici-Arosemena, A. and M. Wolff, 2005
Feeding habit selective plankton feeding
Feeding habit ref Dominici-Arosemena, A. and M. Wolff, 2005
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 2.68 0.30 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 11.16.06
Modified by Torres, Armi G. on 11.14.13
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