Ecology of Magelona filiformis
Main Ref. Garmendia, J.M., J.M. Parada and J. Mora, 2003
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 Magelona filiformis may be found.
Remarks Feeds on detritus, diatoms and other small invertebrates (based from the feeding ecology of the family Magelonidae; Ref. 87179).


Substrate Benthic: mobile; endofauna (infauna); macrobenthos; Soft Bottom: sand; mud;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Ref. Garmendia, J.M., J.M. Parada and J. Mora, 2003
Associated with
Association remarks


feeding type plants/detritus+animals (troph. 2.2-2.79)
feeding type ref Fauchald, K. and P.A. Jumars, 1979
feeding habit browsing on substrate
feeding habit ref Fauchald, K. and P.A. Jumars, 1979
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 02.15.07
Modified by Parducho, Vina Angelica on 07.11.14
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