Ecology of Hippocampus fuscus
 
Main Ref. Foster, S.J. and A.C.J. Vincent, 2004
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 Hippocampus fuscus may be found.
Remarks Also found in algal reefs (Ref. 52034). Length type refers to height (= TL - head length). Occurs in eelgrass beds (Zostera sp.) in lagoons. Diurnal.

Substrate

Substrate Hard Bottom;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Beds: algae/seaweed; sea grass; Coral Reefs: lagoons;
Special habitats Ref. Foster, S.J. and A.C.J. Vincent, 2004

Associations

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Parasitism

Feeding

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Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
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From individual food items
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 02.16.05
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 03.18.08
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