Ecology of Rayllianassa amboinensis
 
Main Ref. Schram, F.R. and J.C. von Vaupel Klein, 2012
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 Rayllianassa amboinensis may be found.
Remarks Suspension feeder; burrows in various types of sediments; cryptic lifestyle (Ref. 97324). It also inhabits burrows in sponges or alcyonacean soft corals (Ref. 97481).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic: mobile; Soft Bottom: sand ( coarse, ); mud; Hard Bottom: rubble;
Substrate Ref. Schram, F.R. and J.C. von Vaupel Klein, 2012
Special habitats Coral Reefs; Other habitats: burrows;
Special habitats Ref. Schram, F.R. and J.C. von Vaupel Klein, 2012

associations

Ref. Komai, T., Y. Fujita and T. Maenosono, 2014
associations symbiosis;
Associated with sponges and alcyonacean soft corals.
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

feeding type mainly plants/detritus (troph. 2-2.19)
feeding type ref Schram, F.R. and J.C. von Vaupel Klein, 2012
feeding habit browsing on substrate
feeding habit ref Schram, F.R. and J.C. von Vaupel Klein, 2012
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 08.01.12
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 06.26.15
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