Ecology of Eteone longa
Main Ref. Gusso, C.C., M.F. Gravina and F.R. Maggiore, 2001
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • 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 Eteone longa may be found.
Remarks Found in estuarine and inshore areas (Ref. 96352). Inhabits muddy detritic areas (Ref. 2780). Prefers substrates with particularly high mud content along near-coastal zones. A carnivore-scavenger (Ref. 96352); secretes slime when handled (Ref. 7882).


Substrate Benthic: mobile; macrobenthos; Soft Bottom: sand; mud; ooze ( detritus );
Substrate Ref. Degraer, S., J. Wittoeck, W. Appeltans, K. Cooreman, T. Deprez, H. Hillewaert, K. Hostens, J. Mees, E. Vanden Berghe and M. Vincx, 2006
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Ref. Gusso, C.C., M.F. Gravina and F.R. Maggiore, 2001
Associated with
Association remarks


feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
feeding type ref Walker, A.J.M. and E.I.S. Rees, 1980
feeding habit browsing on substrate
feeding habit ref Walker, A.J.M. and E.I.S. Rees, 1980
trophic level(s)
original sample unfished population Remark
estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 02.12.07
Modified by Hilomen, Teresa on 06.30.14
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