Ecology of Gaidropsarus mediterraneus
 
Main Ref. Cohen, D.M., T. Inada, T. Iwamoto and N. Scialabba, 1990
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 Gaidropsarus mediterraneus may be found.
Remarks Lives generally at shallow depths near the shores on rocky bottom with aquatic vegetation to 60 m depth. Feeds on fish, crustaceans, worms and algae.

Substrate

Substrate : rocky;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Beds: sea grass;
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type plants/detritus+animals (troph. 2.2-2.79)
Feeding type ref Cohen, D.M., T. Inada, T. Iwamoto and N. Scialabba, 1990
Feeding habit variable
Feeding habit ref Cohen, D.M., T. Inada, T. Iwamoto and N. Scialabba, 1990
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.47 0.27 Troph of juv./adults from 2 studies.
Ref. Bell, J.D. and M.L. Harmelin-Vivien, 1983
From individual food items 3.33 0.48 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 10.24.00
Modified by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 10.20.04
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 01.05.01
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