Ecology of Cirripectes hutchinsi
 
Main Ref. Williams, J.T., 1988
Remarks Found in the surge zone in limestone holes just below the intertidal range. Common in areas where Pocillopora damicornis is present on the reefs (Ref. 529).

Aquatic zones / Water bodies

Marine - Neritic Marine - Oceanic Brackishwater Freshwater
Marine zones / Brackish and freshwater bodies
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
  • 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 Cirripectes hutchinsi may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Benthic: mobile;
Substrate Ref. Williams, J.T., 1988
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref. Williams, J.T., 1988
Associations
Associated with Common in areas where Pocillopora damicornis is present on the reefs (Ref. 529).
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly plants/detritus (troph. 2-2.19)
Feeding type Ref. Myers, R.F., 1991
Feeding habit grazing on aquatic plants
Feeding habit Ref. Myers, R.F., 1991

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 2.00 0.00 Trophic level and s.e. inferred from exclusive plant/detritus food items.
Ref.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 04.02.04
Modified by Olisa, Kristine Elaine Paz on 07.07.13
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