Ecology of Elacatinus randalli
 
Main Ref. Sazima, I. and R.L. Moura, 2000
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 Elacatinus randalli may be found.
Remarks Occurs in groups near coral heads (Ref. 9710). Picks external parasites found on other fishes (Ref. 13628).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type
Feeding type ref
Feeding habit picking parasites off a host (cleaner)
Feeding habit ref Sazima, I. and R.L. Moura, 2000
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 Miranda, Lilibeth on 10.24.01
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 08.17.07
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