Ecology of Goneplax rhomboides
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 Goneplax rhomboides may be found.
Remarks Epibenthic (Ref. 87524). Also on sandy bottom (Ref. 113220). Carnivorous (Ref. 112914). Benthophagous (feeding on the bottom) (Ref. 104429).


Substrate Benthic: mobile; Soft Bottom: sand; mud;
Substrate Ref. Ellis, J.R., G. Burt and S.I. Rogers, 2007
Special habitats Other habitats: burrows;
Special habitats Ref. Atkinson, R.J.A., 1974


Ref. Gusso, C.C., M.F. Gravina and F.R. Maggiore, 2001
associations symbiosis;
Associated with Triticella flava; Alcyonidium mamillatum.
Association remarks


feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
feeding type ref Le Loc'h, F. and C. Hily, 2005
feeding habit
feeding habit ref
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 02.14.07
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 05.25.18
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