Ecology of Enteromius afrovernayi
 
Main Ref. Skelton, P.H., 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 Enteromius afrovernayi may be found.
Remarks Occurs in quiet, well-vegetated waters where it feeds from the surface or on small invertebrates living on plant surfaces. Requires well oxygenated waters and usually not found in small or headwater streams. Frequency of occurence in Caprivi: occasionally in sandy streams, occasionally in shallow swamps, and occasionally in shallow flood plains (Ref. 037065).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Skelton, P.H., 1993
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Skelton, P.H., 1993
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.50 0.37 Tentative trophic level derived from 1 + troph of a single food item
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 02.08.01
Modified by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 03.05.01
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 03.05.01
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