Ecology of Echidna nebulosa
 
Main Ref. Myers, R.F., 1991
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 Echidna nebulosa may be found.
Remarks Found between rocks and corals of intertidal reef flats, also in shallow lagoon and seaward reefs to depths of at least 10 m (Ref. 9710, 58302). Benthic (Ref. 58302). Occasionally leave the water & travel between tidal pools (Ref. 1602). Feeds on fish and crabs, mainly on crustaceans (Ref. 1602). Also Ref. 9137, 58534.

Substrate

Substrate Benthic; Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Myers, R.F., 1991
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Myers, R.F., 1991
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.98 0.65 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily on 05.21.92
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 08.13.08
Checked by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 05.24.01
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