Ecology of Coregonus nigripinnis
 
Main Ref. Coker, G.A., C.B. Portt and C.K. Minns, 2001
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 Coregonus nigripinnis may be found.
Remarks Formerly found in deep waters (90-160 m) of Lakes Michigan and Huron, and in 2-100 m in Lake Nipigon.

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 Coker, G.A., C.B. Portt and C.K. Minns, 2001
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Coker, G.A., C.B. Portt and C.K. Minns, 2001
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.34 0.45 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V. on 06.19.07
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 07.31.07
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