Ecology of Thenus orientalis
 
Main Ref. Holthuis, L.B., 1991
Remarks Prefers soft substrate of sand or mud, or a mixture of the two, sometimes with shell or gravel (Ref. 4). Subtidal, also found on hard bottom (Ref. 106854).

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 Thenus orientalis may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Benthic: mobile; Soft Bottom: sand; mud; Hard Bottom;
Substrate Ref. Holthuis, L.B., 1991
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref. Holthuis, L.B., 1991
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

Feeding type plants/detritus+animals (troph. 2.2-2.79)
Feeding type Ref. Kangas, M.I., S. Morrison, P. Unsworth, E. Lai, I. Wright and A. Thomson, 2006
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 4.06 0.07 Tentative trophic level derived from 1 + troph of a single food item
Ref.
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 01.16.06
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 06.30.20
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