Ecology of Cladodactyla crocea
Main Ref. Häussermann, V. and G. Försterra, 2009
Remarks Found on biogenic substrates, e.g., Macrocystis fronds, primnoid gorgonians and polychaete tubes) in shallow waters of channels and open and exposed coasts (Ref. 87801).

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 Cladodactyla crocea may be found.


Substrate Benthic: mobile;
Substrate Ref. Häussermann, V. and G. Försterra, 2009
Special habitats Other habitats: vegetation ( leaves, ); other invertebrates (primnoid gorgonians and polychaete tubes);
Special habitats Ref. Häussermann, V. and G. Försterra, 2009


Ref. SAUP Database, 2006
Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type
Feeding type Ref.
Feeding habit
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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 Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. on 03.13.06
Modified by Pan-Saniano, Marianne on 04.25.13
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