Ecology of Clarias theodorae
 
Main Ref. Teugels, G.G., 1986
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 Clarias theodorae may be found.
Remarks In streams, they inhabit shallow water among rocks or vegetation (Ref. 4967). Frequency of occurence in Caprivi: occasionally in standing deep water, frequently in shallow swamps, and common in shallow flood plains (Ref. 037065). Feeds on fish, plants and insects (Ref. 248).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

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Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Teugels, G.G., 1986
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Teugels, G.G., 1986
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 4.22 0.68
Ref. Winemiller, K.O. and L.C. Kelso-Winemiller, 1996
From individual food items 3.46 0.52 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 03.25.91
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 09.13.04
Checked by Miranda, Lilibeth on 05.10.01
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