Ecology of Diagramma pictum
Main Ref. McKay, R.J., 1984
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 Diagramma pictum may be found.
Remarks Found inshore (Ref. 75154). Juveniles usually occur in seaweed beds, and large adults occur in small schools or solitary around coral (Ref. 2799). Inverts and fish feeder (Ref. 41878).


Substrate Soft Bottom: silt; Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref. Broad, G., 2003
Special habitats Beds: sea grass; Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Nguyen, N.T. and V.Q. Nguyen, 2006


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Jones, G.P., D.J. Ferrell and P.F. Sale, 1992
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Jones, G.P., D.J. Ferrell and P.F. Sale, 1992
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.70 0.16 3.41 0.43 Troph of juv./adults from 2 studies.
Ref. Kulbicki, M., Y.-M. Bozec, P. Labrosse, Y. Letourneur, G. Mou-Tham and L. Wantiez, 2005
From individual food items 3.39 0.48 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Torres, Armi G. on 09.02.93
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 12.02.08
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