Ecology of Ashtoret lunaris
Main Ref. Ng, P.K.L., 1998
Remarks Occurs from intertidal zone to a depth of 50 m. Found on muddy sand or broken shells bottoms (Ref. 106341).

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 Ashtoret lunaris may be found.


Substrate Benthic: mobile; Soft Bottom: sand;
Substrate Ref. Ng, P.K.L., 1998
Special habitats Beds: sea grass; Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Macnae, W. and M. Kalk, 1962


Ref. Ng, P.K.L., 1998
Associated with
Association remarks


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
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pan-Saniano, Marianne on 02.03.06
Modified by Conejar - Espedido, Jeniffer on 06.01.16
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