Ecology of Ompok siluroides
 
Main Ref. Rainboth, W.J., 1996
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 Ompok siluroides may be found.
Remarks Occurs in streams and rivers of all sizes with currents ranging from sluggish to moderate. Moves into freshly inundated habitats during the flood season. Feeds on crustaceans and mollusks (Ref. 12693).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Lim, P., S. Lek, S.T. Touch, S.-O. Mao and B. Chhouk, 1999
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Taki, Y., 1978
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. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 04.28.00
Modified by Torres, Armi G. on 08.24.11
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