Ecology of Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
 
Main Ref. Cremer, M.C. and R.O. Smitherman, 1980
Remarks Recorded as having been or being farmed in rice fields (Ref. 119549).

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 Hypophthalmichthys molitrix may be found.

Habitat

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref. Halwart, M. and M.V. Gupta, 2004

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly plants/detritus (troph. 2-2.19)
Feeding type Ref. Cremer, M.C. and R.O. Smitherman, 1980
Feeding habit grazing on aquatic plants
Feeding habit Ref.

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 2.00 0.00
From individual food items 2.00 0.00 Trophic level and s.e. inferred from exclusive plant/detritus food items.
Ref. Cremer, M.C. and R.O. Smitherman, 1980
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 06.18.99
Modified by Capuli, Estelita Emily on 07.30.19
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