Ecology of Solenostomus cyanopterus
 
Main Ref. Orr, J.W. and R.A. Fritzsche, 1993
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 Solenostomus cyanopterus may be found.
Remarks Uncommon species (Ref. 5463) found in coastal reefs and weedy areas. Always in pairs. Feeds on small crustaceans (Ref. 1602), small crabs, and fish larvae (Ref. 9137).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Beds: algae/seaweed; sea grass; Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Gell, F.R. and M.W. Whittington, 2002

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Myers, R.F., 1991
Feeding habit variable
Feeding habit ref Myers, R.F., 1991
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.76 0.50 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 11.27.00
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 11.04.08
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 05.29.01
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