Ecology of Palinustus mossambicus
 
Main Ref. Holthuis, L.B., 1991
distribution
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
Brackishwater
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
Freshwater
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Palinustus mossambicus may be found.
Remarks Occurs at a depth of 406 m but also from 59 to 61 m with muddy substrate (Ref. 4).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic: mobile; demersal; Soft Bottom: mud;
Substrate Ref. Estampador, E.P., 1959
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

associations

Ref. Holthuis, L.B., 1991
associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

feeding type
feeding type ref
feeding habit
feeding habit ref
trophic level(s)
original sample unfished population Remark
estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 01.05.06
Modified by Pan-Saniano, Marianne on 10.14.10
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