Ecology of Umbraculum umbraculum
Main Ref. Debelius, H., 2001
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 Umbraculum umbraculum may be found.
Remarks Found on reefs (Ref. 337) and burrowing or under rocks (Ref. 844). Also on soft substrate (Ref. 109264). Feeds on sponges (Ref. 844).


Substrate Benthic: mobile; endofauna (infauna); Soft Bottom Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs; Other habitats: burrows;
Special habitats Ref. Brook, F.J., 1998


Ref. Debelius, H., 2001
Associated with
Association remarks


feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
feeding type ref Behrens, D.W. and A. Hermosillo, 2005
feeding habit browsing on substrate
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 3.00 0.00 Tentative trophic level derived from 1 + troph of a single food item
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 05.04.06
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 08.02.16
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