Ecology of Botryllus gregalis
Main Ref. Monniot, C., 2002
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • 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 Botryllus gregalis may be found.
Remarks Found settled on Halimeda (Ref. 1733).


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


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


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
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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