Ecology of Tridacna crocea
 
Main Ref. Bernard, F.R., Y.Y. Cai and B. Morton, 1993
Remarks Found in intertidal areas on corals.

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 Tridacna crocea may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Benthic: sessile; endofauna (infauna);
Substrate Ref. Bernard, F.R., Y.Y. Cai and B. Morton, 1993
Special habitats Coral Reefs: reef flats; Corals: hard corals: ( on exoskeleton, ); Other habitats: burrows;
Special habitats Ref. Neo, M.L., C.C.C. Wabnitz, R.D. Braley, G.A. Heslinga, C. Fauvelot, S. Van Wynsberge, S. Andrefouet, C. Waters, A.S.-H. Tan, E.D. Gomez, M.J. Costello and P.A. Todd, 2017

Associations

Ref. Poutiers, J.M., 1998
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

Feeding type mainly plants/detritus (troph. 2-2.19)
Feeding type Ref. Ruppert, E.E., R.S. Fox and R.D. Barnes, 2004
Feeding habit filtering plankton
Feeding habit Ref. Ruppert, E.E., R.S. Fox and R.D. Barnes, 2004

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. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 03.08.06
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 02.21.18
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