Ecology of Caecognathia antarctica
 
Main Ref. Schotte, M., B.F. Kensley and S. Shilling, 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 Caecognathia antarctica may be found.
Remarks Littoral to 457 m (Ref. 3113). Found on the holdfasts of H. grandifolius and M. pyrifera. Might also be associated with colonies of sponges and other complex biogenic habitats (Ref. 117937).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic; Soft Bottom: sand;
Substrate Ref. Zemko, K., K. Pabis, J. Siciński and M. Blazewicz-Paszkowycz, 2015
Special habitats Beds: algae/seaweed;
Special habitats Ref. Zemko, K., K. Pabis, J. Siciński and M. Blazewicz-Paszkowycz, 2015

associations

Ref.
associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

feeding type
feeding type ref
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 Pan-Saniano, Marianne on 03.16.07
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 05.07.18
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