Ecology of Lobianchia dofleini
 
Main Ref. Hulley, P.A., 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 Lobianchia dofleini may be found.
Remarks High-oceanic, found between 300-750 m during the day and between 20-400 m at night. Size stratification observed with depth. Feeds nocturnally or during vertical migration, mainly on copepods and ostracods .

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Hulley, P.A., 1984
Feeding habit selective plankton feeding
Feeding habit ref Hulley, P.A., 1984
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.02 0.11 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 OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 09.03.08
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 01.10.01
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