Ecology of Monopterus albus
 
Main Ref. Yang, D., F. Chen, D. Li and B. Liu, 1997
Remarks Found in several types of wetlands from hillstreams to lowland swamps and rice paddy field (Ref. 94495).

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 Monopterus albus may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Benthic: mobile; Soft Bottom: sand; mud;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Other habitats: burrows;
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Yang, D., F. Chen, D. Li and B. Liu, 1997
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Rainboth, W.J., 1996

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 2.88 0.28 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 06.07.00
Modified by Casal, Christine Marie V. on 09.22.15
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