Ecology of Bolinus brandaris
Main Ref. Ramon, M. and M.J. Amor, 2002
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 Bolinus brandaris may be found.
Remarks Carnivorous and feeds on bivalves and other gastropods (Ref. 2532).


Substrate Benthic: demersal; Soft Bottom: sand ( coarse, fine, ); silt; mud;
Substrate Ref. Ramón, M. and M.J. Amor, 2001
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
feeding type ref Carlier, A., P. Riera, J.-M. Amouroux, J.-Y. Bodiou and A. Grémare, 2007
feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
feeding habit ref Ramón, M. and M.J. Amor, 2001
trophic level(s)
original sample unfished population Remark
estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 3.23 0.45 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Conejar - Espedido, Jeniffer on 08.13.08
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 05.25.18
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