Ecology of Accalathura gigantissima
 
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 Accalathura gigantissima may be found.
Remarks Epibenthic macropredator (Ref. 117902). Preys on amphipods, which it pierces and sucks on via its specialized mouthparts (Ref. 117936).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic;
Substrate Ref.
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 Wagele, J. W., 1985
feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
feeding habit ref Wagele, J. W., 1985
trophic level(s)
original sample unfished population Remark
estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 3.29 0.53 Tentative trophic level derived from 1 + troph of a single food item
(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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