Ecology of Metaxia rugulosa
 
Main Ref. Miloslavich, P., J.M. Díaz, E. Klein, J.J. Alvarado, C. Díaz, J. Gobin, E. Escobar-Briones, Motta, J.J. Cruz, E. Weil, J. Cortés, A.C. Bastidas, R. Roberston, F. Zapata, A. Martín, J. Castillo, A. Kazandjian and M. Ortiz, 2010
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 Metaxia rugulosa may be found.
Remarks This species is found offshore in cienaga facies and coral reefs, particularly on algae, coral, octocoral, rubble, sand and sponge habitats (Ref. 83934).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic: mobile; Soft Bottom: sand; Hard Bottom: rubble;
Substrate Ref. Rodríguez-Sevilla, L., R. Vargas and J. Cortés, 2009
Special habitats Beds: algae/seaweed; Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Rodríguez-Sevilla, L., R. Vargas and J. Cortés, 2009

associations

Ref.
associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
feeding type ref Rosenberg, G., F. Moretzsohn and E.F. Garcia, 2009
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 Conejar - Espedido, Jeniffer on 06.23.11
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 07.22.16
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