Ecology of Chorismus antarcticus
 
Main Ref. Gutt, J., W. Ekau and M. Gorny, 1994
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 Chorismus antarcticus may be found.
Remarks Generally found in the shallow shelf resting on sponges but also present at 500 m in Lazarev Sea (Ref. 78580). They live epizoically on sponges, particularly on the side facing downwards (Ref. 2660). Adults are purely carnivorous (Ref. 86807).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic: mobile;
Substrate Ref. Gorny, M., 1999
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

associations

Ref.
associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
feeding type ref Gorny, M., T. Brey, W. Arntz and T. Bruns, 1993
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 Pacres-Urriquia, Lealde on 08.26.08
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 06.04.18
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