Ecology of Nuchequula gerreoides
Main Ref. Wright, J.M., 1989
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 Nuchequula gerreoides may be found.
Remarks Found in coastal waters. Enters estuaries (Ref. 4833). Diet depend on size; small fish (<6.9 cm) eat small crustaceans including copepods, whereas larger fish (>7.0 cm) have a generalized diet of amphipods, polychaetes and detritus (Ref. 31455).


Substrate Soft Bottom: mud;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Wright, J.M., 1989
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.02 Troph of adults from 1 study.
Ref. Hajisamae, S., L.M. Chou and S. Ibrahim, 2004
From individual food items 2.74 0.21 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 05.10.00
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 05.26.08
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