Ecology of Chaetodon unimaculatus
 
Main Ref. Steene, R.C., 1978
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 Chaetodon unimaculatus may be found.
Remarks Occurs in small groups in reef flats, clear lagoon and seaward reefs. Feeds on soft and hard corals, also on polychaetes, small crustaceans, and filamentous algae.

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Nguyen, N.T. and V.Q. Nguyen, 2006

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Randall, J.E., 1985
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Randall, J.E., 1985
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.28 0.32 3.12 0.46 Troph of juv./adults from 2 studies.
Ref. Hobson, E.S., 1974
From individual food items 3.21 0.42 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 12.01.92
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 12.08.08
Comments & Corrections
 
Sign our Guest Book 
Back to Search
cfm script by eagbayani,  ,  php script by rolavides, 2/5/2008 ,  last modified by sortiz, 6/27/17