Ecology of Monocentris japonica
 
Main Ref. Masuda, H. and G.R. Allen, 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 Monocentris japonica may be found.
Remarks Inhabits rocky reefs (Ref. 9137). Found in the sublittoral zone (Ref. 11230), under ledges and caves of rocky reefs (Ref. 9710). Adults are found between 20 and 200 m depth, juveniles occasionally in shallower water (Ref. 9650).

Substrate

Substrate Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref. Letourneur, Y., P. Chabanet, P. Durville, M. Taquet, E. Teissier, M. Parmentier, J.-C. Quéro and K. Pothin, 2004
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. Smith, M.M., 1986
Associations schooling;
Associated with
Association remarks Forms schools (Ref. 6620).
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type
Feeding type ref
Feeding habit
Feeding habit ref
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 06.01.01
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 03.18.08
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 06.05.01
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