Ecology of Halimeda opuntia
 
Main Ref. Trono, G.C. Jr., 2001
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 Halimeda opuntia may be found.
Remarks Grows in the lower intertidal zone of coral reefs or on dead corals below the low-tide mark in calm shallow waters (Ref. 80758).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic: sessile; Soft Bottom: sand; Hard Bottom: rubble;
Substrate Ref. Trono, G.C. Jr., 2001
Special habitats Beds: sea grass; Coral Reefs; vegetation ( roots/holdfast, );
Special habitats Ref. Trono, G.C. Jr., 2001

associations

Ref.
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 Glorioso, Joann on 07.08.09
Modified by Pacres-Urriquia, Lealde on 06.21.11
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