Ecology of Encheliophis homei
 
Main Ref. Trott, L.B. and E.E. Trott, 1972
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 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

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

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

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
Ref.
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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