Ecology of Pethia ticto
 
Main Ref. Bisht, R.S. and S.M. Das, 1981
Remarks Found in still, shallow, marginal waters of tanks and rivers, mostly with muddy bottoms. Browses close to the substrate in shallow water. Feeds on crustaceans, insects, plankton, plants and other benthic invertebrates (Ref. 13633).

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 Pethia ticto may be found.

Habitat

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref. Halwart, M. and M.V. Gupta, 2004

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type plants/detritus+animals (troph. 2.2-2.79)
Feeding type Ref. Bisht, R.S. and S.M. Das, 1981
Feeding habit variable
Feeding habit Ref. Weliange, W.S. and U.S. Amarasinghe, 2007
Trophic Level(s)
Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 2.20 0.00 2.54 0.10 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
From individual food items
Ref. Weliange, W.S. and U.S. Amarasinghe, 2007
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 07.30.98
Modified by Capuli, Estelita Emily on 07.30.19
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