Ecology of Haliclona turquoisia
 
Main Ref. Bergquist, P.R., 1965
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 Haliclona turquoisia may be found.
Remarks In rocky subtidal areas. Associated with Sargassum (Ref. 102310). Filter-feeder (Ref. 68823).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic: sessile; Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref. Avila, E., N.I. Blancas-Gallangos, R. Riosmena-Rodríguez and L. Paul-Chávez, 2010
Special habitats Beds: algae/seaweed;
Special habitats Ref. Avila, E., N.I. Blancas-Gallangos, R. Riosmena-Rodríguez and L. Paul-Chávez, 2010

associations

Ref.
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
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 03.23.15
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 10.16.15
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