Ecology of Choromytilus chorus
 
Main Ref. Rosenberg, G., 2009
Remarks Found in bays. Found at depths of 4 to 8 m (Ref. 106875). Intertidal and subtidal sedimentary and rocky bottoms (Ref. 114788).

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 Choromytilus chorus may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Benthic: endofauna (infauna); Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref. Ibarrola, I., U. Arambalza, J.M. Navarro, M.B. Urrutia and E. Navarro, 2012
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
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)

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 Dar, Christine on 08.12.11
Modified by Bato-David, Elizabeth on 04.17.17
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