Ecology of Thamnaconus modestus
 
Main Ref. Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino, 1984
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 Thamnaconus modestus may be found.
Remarks Juveniles associate with drifting seaweed. Plankton feeder (Ref. 12114, 12115).

Substrate

Substrate Soft Bottom: sand; mud;
Substrate Ref. Shao, K.-T. and L.-S. Chen, 1992
Special habitats Beds: sea grass; Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Shao, K.-T., C.-P. Lin, L.-T. Ho and P.-L. Lin, 1990

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type plants/detritus+animals (troph. 2.2-2.79)
Feeding type ref Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino, 1984
Feeding habit filtering plankton
Feeding habit ref Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino, 1984
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.40 0.45 Tentative trophic level derived from 1 + troph of a single food item
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 11.20.00
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 04.23.08
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