Ecology of Encheliophis homei
Main Ref. Trott, L.B. and E.E. Trott, 1972
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Encheliophis homei may be found.
Remarks Occurs in inshore waters. Commensal with Holothuria, Actinopyga, Stichopus and others (Ref. 75154). Feeds on amphipods, shrimps and fish (Ref. 6395).


Substrate Benthic; Soft Bottom
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Letourneur, Y., P. Chabanet, P. Durville, M. Taquet, E. Teissier, M. Parmentier, J.-C. Quéro and K. Pothin, 2004


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Trott, L.B. and E.E. Trott, 1972
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Trott, L.B. and E.E. Trott, 1972
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 3.73 0.63 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Binohlan, Crispina B. on 02.23.94
Modified by Ortañez, Auda Kareen on 09.04.08
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