Ecology of Gobiodon acicularis
Main Ref. Myers, R.F., 1999
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Gobiodon acicularis may be found.
Remarks Inhabits shallow sheltered backreef areas where it occurs among the branches of Porites cylindrica. Specimens were collected from coral-enclosed area and reef bordering eelgrass flat (Ref. 13690).


Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Beds: sea grass; Coral Reefs; Corals: hard corals;
Special habitats Ref.


Ref. Harold, A.S., R. Winterbottom, P.L. Munday and R.W. Chapman, 2008
Associations commensalism;
Associated with A coral-commensal fish (Ref. 72446).
Association remarks


Feeding type
Feeding type ref
Feeding habit
Feeding habit ref
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 12.05.01
Modified by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 03.18.08
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