Ecology of Halophila ovalis
 
Main Ref. UNEP, 2004
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 Halophila ovalis may be found.
Remarks Found on more sheltered muddy substrates. Rare intertidally but extends down to 28 m. Grazed by fish, dugongs and turtles (Ref. 801).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic: sessile; Soft Bottom: mud;
Substrate Ref. Carpenter, K.E., F. Krupp, D.A. Jones and U. Zajonz, 1997
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

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 Pacres-Urriquia, Lealde on 07.19.10
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 07.16.15
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