Ecology of Briareum asbestinum
 
Main Ref. Collin, R., M.C. Díaz, J. Norenburg, R.M. Rocha, J.A. Sánchez, M. Schulze, A. Schwartz and A. Valdés, 2005
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 Briareum asbestinum may be found.
Remarks This species is found at depths of 0.5 to 12 m, in coral reefs and rocky bottoms (Ref. 83916). Intertidal up to a depth of 55 m (Ref. 91956). In Belize, it was found in a submarine cave near Columbus Cay at a depth of 10 m (Ref. 87209).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic: sessile; Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref. Breedy, O., 2009
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Breedy, O., 2009

associations

Ref. Collin, R., M.C. Díaz, J. Norenburg, R.M. Rocha, J.A. Sánchez, M. Schulze, A. Schwartz and A. Valdés, 2005
associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

feeding type
feeding type ref
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
Update
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Dar, Christine on 03.08.06
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 07.07.16
Checked by Cortés, Jorge on 11.11.11
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