Ecology of Harpago chiragra
Main Ref. Smith, B.D., 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 Harpago chiragra may be found.
Remarks Found in coarse sand with coral rubble and algae. Littoral to sublittoral, in tide pools and low tide level (Ref. 349). Inhabits seagrass beds (Ref. 98586).


Substrate Benthic: mobile; Soft Bottom: sand ( coarse, ); Hard Bottom: rubble;
Substrate Ref. Springsteen, F.J. and F.M. Leobrera, 1986
Special habitats Beds: algae/seaweed; Coral Reefs: reef flats; lagoons;
Special habitats Ref. McClanahan, T.R., 2002


Ref. Smith, B.D., 2003
Associated with
Association remarks


feeding type mainly plants/detritus (troph. 2-2.19)
feeding type ref Tabugo, S.R.M., J.O. Pattuinan, N.J.J. Sespene and A.J. Jamasali, 2013
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 Dar, Christine on 03.07.07
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 11.17.16
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