Ecology of Botryllus gregalis
 
Main Ref. Monniot, C., 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 Botryllus gregalis may be found.
Remarks Found settled on Halimeda (Ref. 1733).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic: sessile;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Beds: sea grass; Coral Reefs; vegetation ( roots/holdfast, );
Special habitats Ref.

associations

Ref. Monniot, C., 2002
associations colony-forming/symphorism;
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

feeding type mainly plants/detritus (troph. 2-2.19)
feeding type ref Ruppert, E.E., R.S. Fox and R.D. Barnes, 2004
feeding habit filtering plankton
feeding habit ref Ruppert, E.E., R.S. Fox and R.D. Barnes, 2004
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 08.01.06
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 05.19.16
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