Ecology of Haliotis fulgens
 
Main Ref. Gotshall, D.W., 2005
Remarks It is found on rock crevices from low intertidal to a depth of 18 meters (Ref. 865). Juveniles occur in crevices and other cryptic sites during daytime; moves out at night to forage and returns to home site at dawn. Adults stay on home sites; forages on drift algae and occasionally on attached algae (Ref. 101619).

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 Haliotis fulgens may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Benthic: mobile; Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

Feeding type plants/detritus+animals (troph. 2.2-2.79)
Feeding type Ref. Guzman del Proo, S.A., E. Serviere-Zaragoza and D. Siqueiros-Beltrones, 2003
Feeding habit grazing on aquatic plants
Feeding habit Ref. Tutschulte, T.C. and J.H. Connell, 1988

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method original sample unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 2.27 0.12 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref.
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 03.11.14
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 03.01.16
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