Ecology of Halcampoides purpureus
 
Main Ref. Cairns, S.D., D.R. Calder, A. Brinckmann-Voss, C.B. Castro, D.G. Fautin, P.R. Pugh, C.E. Mills, W.C. Jaap, M.N. Arai, S.H.D. Haddock and D.M. Opresko, 2003
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 Halcampoides purpureus may be found.
Remarks Known from infra- and circalittoral zones (Ref. 85338). Solitary (Ref. 2377). In coarse sand near Posidonia meadows, in crevices between rocks and in a small cave. Nocturnal, remains buried in the sand during the day (Ref. 114177).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic: endofauna (infauna); Soft Bottom: sand ( coarse, );
Substrate Ref. Kruzic, P., H. Zibrowius and A. Pozar-Domac, 2002
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref. Kruzic, P., H. Zibrowius and A. Pozar-Domac, 2002

associations

Ref. Cairns, S.D., D.R. Calder, A. Brinckmann-Voss, C.B. Castro, D.G. Fautin, P.R. Pugh, C.E. Mills, W.C. Jaap, M.N. Arai, S.H.D. Haddock and D.M. Opresko, 2003
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 Dar, Christine on 11.22.06
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 03.07.19
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