Ecology of Purpura persica
 
Main Ref. Poutiers, J.M., 1998
Remarks Inhabits underside of corals and stones, or on rocks exposed to surf action.

Aquatic zones / Water bodies

Marine - Neritic Marine - Oceanic Brackishwater Freshwater
Marine zones / Brackish and freshwater bodies
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
  • 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 Purpura persica may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Benthic: mobile; Soft Bottom: sand; Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref. Springsteen, F.J. and F.M. Leobrera, 1986
Special habitats Beds: rock; Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Springsteen, F.J. and F.M. Leobrera, 1986

Associations

Ref. Poutiers, J.M., 1998
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

Feeding type
Feeding type Ref.
Feeding habit
Feeding habit Ref.

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method original sample unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items
Ref.
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 04.17.06
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 04.23.15
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