Ecology of Fissurella picta
 
Main Ref. Häussermann, V. and G. Försterra, 2009
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 Fissurella picta may be found.
Remarks This is an intertidal herbivore found on rocky substrates, stones, silt, shell and coral fragments from the lower intertidal areas (Ref. 87801).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic; : sand; Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref. Ríos, C. and E. Mutschke, 1999
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

associations

Ref.
associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

feeding type mainly plants/detritus (troph. 2-2.19)
feeding type ref Häussermann, V. and G. Försterra, 2009
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 2.00 0.00 Trophic level and s.e. inferred from exclusive plant/detritus food items.
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Dar, Christine on 08.12.11
Modified by Bato-David, Elizabeth on 01.30.13
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