Ecology of Lepidozygus tapeinosoma
 
Main Ref. Allen, G.R., 1991
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 Lepidozygus tapeinosoma may be found.
Remarks Occurs inshore (Ref. 75154). Found in current-swept seaward reefs; occasionally found around lagoon patch reefs. Forms aggregations that feed on zooplankton.

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 Lieske, E. and R. Myers, 1994
Feeding habit selective plankton feeding
Feeding habit ref Lieske, E. and R. Myers, 1994
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.40 0.45 Tentative trophic level derived from 1 + troph of a single food item
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 11.14.00
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 12.29.08
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 11.14.00
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