Ecology of Thalamita admete
Main Ref. Gibbs, P.E., 1978
Remarks Found along the neritic zone, in reef areas (Ref. 97241). Subtidal (Ref. 106854). Occurs on sand and rocks at intertidal depths (Ref. 077872). A free-living predatory carnivore (Ref. 97241). Observed to feed on juvenile tridacnid clams in aquaria (Ref. 108392). Omnivorous diet in Moreton Bay (Ref. 113556).

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 Thalamita admete may be found.


Substrate Benthic: mobile; Soft Bottom: sand; Hard Bottom: rocky; rubble;
Substrate Ref. Tweedie, M.W.F., 1950
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Tweedie, M.W.F., 1950


Ref. Gibbs, P.E., 1978
Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Monteforte, M., 1987
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Monteforte, M., 1987

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method original sample unfished population Remark
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 03.21.07
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 07.07.20
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