Ecology of Parachaeturichthys polynema
 
Main Ref. Yamashita, Y., N. Piamthipmanus and K. Mochizuki, 1987
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 Parachaeturichthys polynema may be found.
Remarks Parachaeturichthys spp. Inhabit deep water (Ref. 42915). Rarely enters estuaries (Ref. 4833). Captured by trawls over mud bottom (Ref. 11441). Feeds mainly on polychaetes and crustaceans (Ref. 26908).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats 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 mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Yamashita, Y., N. Piamthipmanus and K. Mochizuki, 1987
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.06 0.26 3.05 0.32 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
Ref. Yamashita, Y., N. Piamthipmanus and K. Mochizuki, 1987
From individual food items 3.16 0.43 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 07.06.98
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 04.30.08
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