Ecology of Stegastes fasciolatus
 
Main Ref. Allen, G.R. and A.R. Emery, 1985
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 Stegastes fasciolatus may be found.
Remarks Occurs inshore (Ref. 75154). Diurnal species (Ref. 113699). Adults inhabit rocky and coral reefs exposed to mild to moderate surge (Ref. 9710). Benthopelagic (Ref. 58302). They occur solitary among boulders (Ref. 48636). Territorial in areas where filamentous algae cover rocks and dead coral (Ref. 9710). Monogamous (Ref. 52884).

Substrate

Substrate Soft Bottom: sand; mud; Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref. Letourneur, Y., P. Chabanet, P. Durville, M. Taquet, E. Teissier, M. Parmentier, J.-C. Quéro and K. Pothin, 2004
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Nguyen, N.T. and V.Q. Nguyen, 2006

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly plants/detritus (troph. 2-2.19)
Feeding type ref Randall, J.E., 1985
Feeding habit grazing on aquatic plants
Feeding habit ref
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 2.16 0.10 2.38 0.05 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
Ref. Hobson, E.S., 1974
From individual food items 2.00 0.00 Trophic level and s.e. inferred from exclusive plant/detritus food items.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily on 06.20.91
Modified by Arndt, Erik on 08.01.19
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