Ecology of Oplophorus gracilirostris
 
Main Ref. Poupin, J., 1998
Remarks Found in underwater volcano (Ref. 2731).

Aquatic zones / Water bodies

Marine - Neritic Marine - Oceanic Brackishwater Freshwater
Marine zones / Brackish and freshwater bodies
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
  • 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 Oplophorus gracilirostris may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Pelagic;
Substrate Ref. Poupin, J., 1998
Special habitats Other habitats: seamounts;
Special habitats Ref. Martin, J.W. and T.A. Haney, 2005

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Hopkins, T.L., M.E. Flock, J.V. Gartner and J.J. Torres, 1994
Feeding habit
Feeding habit Ref.

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method original sample unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.75 0.53 Troph of juv./adults.
From individual food items 3.67 0.39 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Hopkins, T.L., M.E. Flock, J.V. Gartner and J.J. Torres, 1994
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pan-Saniano, Marianne on 11.20.06
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 08.10.16
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