Ecology of Gerres filamentosus
 
Main Ref. Blaber, S.J.M., 1980
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 Gerres filamentosus may be found.
Remarks Occur in inshore waters of the continental shelf (Ref. 75154). Primarily marine but enter fresh water (Ref.4967). Marine species that may enter lakes (Ref. 4323) and lower freshwater reaches of rivers (Ref. 12915). Juveniles are found in brackish mangrove estuaries and sometimes enter fresh water (Ref. 2847). Schooling species (Ref. 75154). Feed on small crustaceans, polychaetes and forams on sand or muddy-sand bottoms (Ref. 12915).

Substrate

Substrate Soft Bottom: sand; silt; mud; Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref. Hoese, D.F., D.J. Bray, J.R. Paxton and G.R. Allen, 2006
Special habitats Beds: sea grass; Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Nguyen, N.T. and V.Q. Nguyen, 2006

Associations

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Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Blaber, S.J.M., 1980
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Blaber, S.J.M., 1980
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.34 0.20 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
Ref. Kulbicki, M., Y.-M. Bozec, P. Labrosse, Y. Letourneur, G. Mou-Tham and L. Wantiez, 2005
From individual food items 3.20 0.41 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 01.14.93
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 11.28.08
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