Ecology of Ectinosoma melaniceps
Main Ref. Harms, J., 1993
Remarks Found on bay and nearshore.

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 Ectinosoma melaniceps may be found.


Substrate Benthic;
Substrate Ref. Suarez-Morales, E., J.W. Fleeger and P.A. Montagna, 2009
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Ref. Harms, J., 1993
Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type
Feeding type Ref.
Feeding habit
Feeding habit Ref.

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method original sample unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Guerzon, Lorielle Ivy on 03.12.07
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 08.30.16
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