Ecology of Tridacna crocea
 
Main Ref. Bernard, F.R., Y.Y. Cai and B. Morton, 1993
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 Tridacna crocea may be found.
Remarks Found in intertidal areas on corals.

Substrate

Substrate Benthic: sessile; endofauna (infauna);
Substrate Ref. Bernard, F.R., Y.Y. Cai and B. Morton, 1993
Special habitats Coral Reefs: reef flats; Corals: hard corals: ( on exoskeleton, );
Special habitats Ref.

associations

Ref. Poutiers, J.M., 1998
associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

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 filtering plankton
feeding habit ref Ruppert, E.E., R.S. Fox and R.D. Barnes, 2004
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 Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 03.08.06
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 05.30.16
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