Ecology of Eudontomyzon mariae
 
Main Ref. Holcík, J. and C.B. Renaud, 1986
Remarks Inhabits the mountain and foothill zones of watercourses containing clear water with a strong current and gravel-sand substrate. The ammocoetes larvae live in sand-mud substrates in areas of weak current, frequently beneath overhanging banks. Ammocoetes feed on diatoms and detritus; adults don't feed (Ref. 12283). Consumed by chubs and other

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 Eudontomyzon mariae may be found.

Habitat

Substrate : sand ( fine, ); mud;
Substrate Ref. Kottelat, M. and J. Freyhof, 2007
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly plants/detritus (troph. 2-2.19)
Feeding type Ref. Holcík, J. and C.B. Renaud, 1986
Feeding habit browsing on substrate
Feeding habit Ref. Holcík, J. and C.B. Renaud, 1986

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 Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 01.17.01
Modified by Bailly, Nicolas on 08.16.09
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