Ecology of Caulastraea curvata
 
Main Ref. Veron, J.E.N. and G. Hodgson, 1989
Remarks Occurs in flat substrates, often with Caulastrea furcata (Ref. 848). Also in slopes, lagoons and inter-reef soft substrates (Ref. 98471).

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 Caulastraea curvata may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Benthic: sessile;
Substrate Ref. Veron, J.E.N., 2000
Special habitats Coral Reefs: reef slope/drop-offs; reef flats; lagoons;
Special habitats Ref. Veron, J.E.N., 2000

Associations

Ref. Veron, J.E.N., 2000
Associations colony-forming/symphorism;
Associated with Caulastrea furcata
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

Feeding type
Feeding type Ref.
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
Ref.
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Dar, Christine on 01.29.08
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 05.28.15
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