Ecology of Fulvia fragilis
 
Main Ref. Zenetos, A., E. Vardala-Theodorou and C. Alexandrakis, 2005
distribution
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
Brackishwater
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
Freshwater
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Fulvia fragilis may be found.
Remarks In shallow waters, prefers soft muddy substrates (Ref. 107709).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic; Soft Bottom: mud;
Substrate Ref. Goud, J. and C. Mifsud, 2009
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

associations

Ref. Zenetos, A., E. Vardala-Theodorou and C. Alexandrakis, 2005
associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

feeding type mainly plants/detritus (troph. 2-2.19)
feeding type ref Ruppert, E.E., R.S. Fox and R.D. Barnes, 2004
feeding habit filtering plankton
feeding habit ref Ruppert, E.E., R.S. Fox and R.D. Barnes, 2004
trophic level(s)
original sample unfished population Remark
estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by sealifebase team on 03.21.07
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 05.30.16
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