Ecology of Charybdis annulata
Main Ref. Ng, P.K.L., 1998
Remarks Occurs from the intertidal zone to a depth of about 20 m. Prefers rocky areas and reefs (Ref. 343) and muddy bottoms (Ref. 106287).

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 Charybdis annulata may be found.


Substrate Benthic: mobile; demersal; Soft Bottom: sand; mud; Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref. Macnae, W. and M. Kalk, 1962
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Ng, P.K.L., 1998


Ref. Ng, P.K.L., 1998
Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type
Feeding type Ref.
Feeding habit
Feeding habit Ref.

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method original sample unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pan-Saniano, Marianne on 02.14.06
Modified by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 09.20.23
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