Ecology of Salarias ramosus
 
Main Ref. Kuiter, R.H. and T. Tonozuka, 2001
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 Salarias ramosus may be found.
Remarks Occurs in shallow, protected inshore reefs and in estuaries to depths of about 15 m (Ref. 48636); also on sand-weed areas on rocky outcrops. Forms small groups, usually seen near reef rubble margins of coral reefs (Ref. 48636).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic: demersal; Hard Bottom: rocky; rubble;
Substrate Ref. Kuiter, R.H. and T. Tonozuka, 2001
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Kuiter, R.H. and T. Tonozuka, 2001

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly plants/detritus (troph. 2-2.19)
Feeding type ref Myers, R.F., 1991
Feeding habit grazing on aquatic plants
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 2.00 0.00 Trophic level and s.e. inferred from exclusive plant/detritus food items.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 04.02.04
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 03.26.15
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