Ecology of Aniculus aniculus
Main Ref. Monteforte, M., 1987
Remarks Found along the neritic zone, in reef areas. Corallivorous (carnivore) (Ref. 97241).

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 Aniculus aniculus may be found.


Substrate Benthic: mobile; Soft Bottom: sand;
Substrate Ref. Macnae, W. and M. Kalk, 1962
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Monteforte, M., 1987


Ref. Monteforte, M., 1987
Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Monteforte, M., 1987
Feeding habit feeding on a host (parasite)
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 Pan-Saniano, Marianne on 05.30.07
Modified by Hilomen, Teresa on 09.16.14
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