Ecology of Tigrigobius dilepis
 
Main Ref.
Remarks Inhabits coral formations surrounded by white sand (Ref. 5521). Found singly or in pairs on small coral heads and sponges; also on rocky substrates (Ref. 46821). Omnivore (Ref. 57616).

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 Tigrigobius dilepis may be found.

Habitat

Substrate : rocky;
Substrate Ref. Taylor, M.S. and J.L. Van Tassell, 2002
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Böhlke, J.E. and C.C.G. Chaplin, 1993

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type plants/detritus+animals (troph. 2.2-2.79)
Feeding type Ref. Dominici-Arosemena, A. and M. Wolff, 2005
Feeding habit variable
Feeding habit Ref. Dominici-Arosemena, A. and M. Wolff, 2005

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items
Ref.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 10.26.07
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