Ecology of Magelona mirabilis
Main Ref. Martin, D. and J. Gil, 2010
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 Magelona mirabilis may be found.
Remarks Found in estuarine and inshore areas in silt to very fine sand substrates. Feeds on detritus (Ref. 96352), diatoms and other small invertebrates (based from the feeding ecology of the family Magelonidae; Ref. 87179).


Substrate Benthic: endofauna (infauna); macrobenthos; Soft Bottom: sand ( fine, ); silt;
Substrate Ref. Walker, A.J.M. and E.I.S. Rees, 1980
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


feeding type plants/detritus+animals (troph. 2.2-2.79)
feeding type ref Fauchald, K. and P.A. Jumars, 1979
feeding habit browsing on substrate
feeding habit ref Walker, A.J.M. and E.I.S. Rees, 1980
trophic level(s)
original sample unfished population Remark
estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 2.00 0.00 Trophic level and s.e. inferred from exclusive plant/detritus food items.
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Garcia, Mark Anthony on 12.14.10
Modified by Parducho, Vina Angelica on 07.11.14
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