Ecology of Achnanthes taeniata
 
Main Ref. Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle and L. Bajona (eds.), 2010
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 Achnanthes taeniata may be found.
Remarks This is a pelagic species but is also found attached to various marine life. Its diet is phytosynthetic and is preyed upon by marine microorganisms and animal larvae (Ref. 87872).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic; Pelagic;
Substrate Ref. Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle and L. Bajona (eds.), 2010
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

associations

Ref.
associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

feeding type
feeding type ref
feeding habit
feeding habit ref
trophic level(s)
original sample unfished population Remark
estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Amarga, Ace Kevin on 09.29.11
Modified by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 10.10.11
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