Ecology of Botrylloides nigrum
 
Main Ref. Turon, X., 2010
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 Botrylloides nigrum may be found.
Remarks Often abundant in mangrove root communities (Ref. 1758); and is abundantly overgrowing on oyster shells and other hard substrates (Ref. 86424).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic: sessile; Hard Bottom;
Substrate Ref. Rocha, R.M., E. Guerra-Castro, C. Lira, S.M. Pauls, I. Hernandez, A. Perez, A. Sardi, J. Perez, C. Herrera, A.K. Carbonini, V. Caraballo, D. Salazar, M.C. Diaz and J.J. Cruz-Motta, 2010
Special habitats vegetation ( roots/holdfast, );
Special habitats Ref. Rocha, R.M., E. Guerra-Castro, C. Lira, S.M. Pauls, I. Hernandez, A. Perez, A. Sardi, J. Perez, C. Herrera, A.K. Carbonini, V. Caraballo, D. Salazar, M.C. Diaz and J.J. Cruz-Motta, 2010

associations

Ref. Turon, X., 2010
associations colony-forming/symphorism;
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

feeding type
feeding type ref
feeding habit
feeding habit ref
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 04.01.11
Modified by Pan-Saniano, Marianne on 10.18.11
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