Ecology of Oculina diffusa
 
Main Ref. Collin, R., M.C. Díaz, J. Norenburg, R.M. Rocha, J.A. Sánchez, M. Schulze, A. Schwartz and A. Valdés, 2005
Remarks Zooxanthellate (Ref. 116012). Found in shallow environments (Ref. 847).

Aquatic zones / Water bodies

Marine - Neritic Marine - Oceanic Brackishwater Freshwater
Marine zones / Brackish and freshwater bodies
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
  • 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 Oculina diffusa may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Benthic: sessile; Hard Bottom;
Substrate Ref. Cairns, S.D., W.C. Jaap and J.C. Lang, 2009
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Veron, J.E.N., 2000

Associations

Ref. Collin, R., M.C. Díaz, J. Norenburg, R.M. Rocha, J.A. Sánchez, M. Schulze, A. Schwartz and A. Valdés, 2005
Associations colony-forming/symphorism;
Associated with
Association remarks Colonies are compact or prostate clumps of short, thin, highly fused, branches (Ref. 847).
Parasitism

feeding

Feeding type
Feeding type Ref.
Feeding habit
Feeding habit Ref.

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method original sample unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items
Ref.
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pauly, Daniel on 11.15.11
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 08.17.17
Checked by Cortés, Jorge on 11.15.11
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