Ecology of Amatitlania nigrofasciata
 
Main Ref. Conkel, D., 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 Amatitlania nigrofasciata may be found.
Remarks Inhabits flowing water from small creeks and streams to the shallows of large and fast flowing rivers. Prefers rocky habitats and finds sanctuary in the various cracks and crevices provided by this type of environment. Occurs in warm pools of springs and their effluents. Feeds on worms, crustaceans, insects, fish and plant matter.

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type plants/detritus+animals (troph. 2.2-2.79)
Feeding type ref Mills, D. and G. Vevers, 1989
Feeding habit variable
Feeding habit ref Mills, D. and G. Vevers, 1989
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.26 0.45 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 10.31.00
Modified by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 11.24.00
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 11.24.00
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