Ecology of Golfingia margaritacea
Main Ref. Cutler, E.B., A. Schulze and H.K. Dean, 2004
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • 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 Golfingia margaritacea may be found.
Remarks Benthic (Ref. 85346). Found from the subtidal areas to 5,300 m in depth (Ref. 87801). Sipunculans are nonselective suspension or deposit feeders (Ref. 833).


Substrate Benthic: mobile; endofauna (infauna); Soft Bottom: sand ( coarse, ); Hard Bottom: rubble;
Substrate Ref. Edmonds, S.J., 1972
Special habitats Beds: rock; vegetation ( roots/holdfast, );
Special habitats Ref.


Ref. Cutler, E.B., A. Schulze and H.K. Dean, 2004
Associated with
Association remarks


feeding type mainly plants/detritus (troph. 2-2.19)
feeding type ref Ruppert, E.E., R.S. Fox and R.D. Barnes, 2004
feeding habit
feeding habit ref
trophic level(s)
original sample unfished population Remark
estimation method 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.
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Dar, Christine on 04.03.06
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 05.15.18
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