Ecology of Magelona heteropoda
 
Main Ref. Wehe, T. and D. Fiege, 2002
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 Magelona heteropoda may be found.
Remarks Members of the family Magelonidae are common in sand and mud substrates of intertidal and continental shelf, but they are also found in abyssal depths (Ref. 107777). In general, they are either selective surface deposit feeders or possibly suspension feeders (Ref. 108225).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic; Soft Bottom
Substrate Ref. Fiege, D., F. Licher and A.S. Mackie, 2000
Special habitats Other habitats: burrows;
Special habitats Ref. Ruppert, E.E., R.S. Fox and R.D. Barnes, 2004

associations

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associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

feeding type
feeding type ref
feeding habit
feeding habit ref
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 Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 08.24.07
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 05.25.16
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