Ecology of Echinolittorina millegrana
Main Ref. Brook, F.J., 1998
Remarks Rare on intertidal reefs (Ref. 337). Found inshore (Ref. 107694). Members of the family Littorinidae are herbivores, feeding on algae which they graze with a powerful radula (Ref. 349). Seen sheltering in rock cracks (Ref. 125338).

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 Echinolittorina millegrana may be found.


Substrate Benthic: mobile; Hard Bottom;
Substrate Ref. Willan, R.C., C. Bryce and S.M. Slack-Smith, 2015
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly plants/detritus (troph. 2-2.19)
Feeding type Ref. Poutiers, J.M., 1998
Feeding habit grazing on aquatic plants
Feeding habit Ref. Poutiers, J.M., 1998

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 12.13.07
Modified by Parakikay, Timothy on 09.28.21
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