Ecology of Culcita novaeguinae
Main Ref. Paulay, G., 1989
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 Culcita novaeguinae may be found.
Remarks Corallivore (Ref. 101104). Found on sponges (Ref. 82802).


Substrate Benthic: mobile;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs; Other habitats: other invertebrates (Refer to associations.);
Special habitats Ref. Olliff, E.R., 2011


Ref. Olliff, E.R., 2011
associations symbiosis; commensalism;
Associated with Periclimenes soror.
Association remarks May be a host to Periclimenes soror by providing it nourishment and protection against predators.


feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
feeding type ref Olliff, E.R., 2011
feeding habit
feeding habit ref
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 09.29.11
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 05.10.17
Comments & Corrections
Sign our Guest Book 
Back to Search
cfm script by ,  ,  php script by , 2/5/2008 ,  last modified by sortiz, 08/24/17