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Ecological parameter:  habitat

Parameter group: habitat preference parameters

Explanation:
Fish habitat includes physical factors, such as temperature and bottom type, chemical factors, such as oxygen levels and dissolved minerals as well as adequate food and hiding places (cover).

Classification system: presence/absence assignment system

Abbreviations:
Category nameAbbreviationExplanation
pelagicpelopen water area above the bottom.
benthopelagicben area near the bottom.
demersaldemarea just above the benthic zone (forms a layer of the larger profundal zone).
Assigned taxa for each higher systematic unit
TaxagroupNumber of assigned taxa / total number of taxa - percentage
Acipenseriformes8 / 13 - 61.5%
Anguilliformes1 / 1 - 100%
Atheriniformes2 / 4 - 50%
Clupeiformes8 / 18 - 44.4%
Cypriniformes78 / 312 - 25%
Cyprinodontiformes9 / 12 - 75%
Esociformes3 / 3 - 100%
Gadiformes1 / 1 - 100%
Gasterosteiformes3 / 9 - 33.3%
Perciformes48 / 94 - 51%
Petromyzontiformes7 / 13 - 53.8%
Pleuronectiformes2 / 3 - 66.6%
Salmoniformes28 / 125 - 22.4%
Scorpaeniformes2 / 16 - 12.5%
Siluriformes4 / 7 - 57.1%
Syngnathiformes2 / 4 - 50%