Ecology of Foa brachygramma
 
Main Ref. Thollot, P., 1996
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 Foa brachygramma may be found.
Remarks Nocturnal species which occurs inshore (Ref. 75154). Occurs among seagrasses, heavy algal growth, or rubble of shallow sheltered areas (Ref. 1602). Readily enters brackish and also found in fresh waters (Ref. 27665).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Beds: sea grass; Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Gell, F.R. and M.W. Whittington, 2002

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Thollot, P., 1996
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Thollot, P., 1996
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.52 0.45 3.28 0.27 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
Ref. Randall, J.E., 1998
From individual food items 3.50 0.50 Tentative trophic level derived from 1 + troph of a single food item
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 11.26.96
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 11.25.08
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