Ecology of Parvocalanus crassirostris
 
Main Ref. Checkley, D.M., Uye Jr., M.J. Dagg, M.M. Mullin, M. Omori, T. Onbe and M.-y. Zhu, 1992
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 Parvocalanus crassirostris may be found.
Remarks Abundant in tropical coastal waters (Ref. 115319). Generally behaves as an opportunistic filter feeder (Ref. 115353).

Substrate

Substrate Pelagic;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

associations

Ref.
associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

feeding type plants/detritus+animals (troph. 2.2-2.79)
feeding type ref Calbet, A., M.R. Landry and R.D. Scheinberg, 2000
feeding habit filtering plankton
feeding habit ref Calbet, A., M.R. Landry and R.D. Scheinberg, 2000
trophic level(s)
original sample unfished population Remark
estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 2.71 0.30 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 10.30.14
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 06.27.17
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