Ecology of Heterolepidoderma loricatum
 
Main Ref. Todaro, M.A., J.W. Fleeger and W.D. Hummon, 1995
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 Heterolepidoderma loricatum may be found.
Remarks Found in fine sand generally in shallow sublittoral areas (Ref. 2581).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic: demersal; Soft Bottom: sand ( fine, );
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

associations

Ref.
associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

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
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 Todaro, Mary Antonio on 09.18.06
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 09.20.16
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