Ecology of Condylactis gigantea
 
Main Ref. Cairns, S.D., D.R. Calder, A. Brinckmann-Voss, C.B. Castro, D.G. Fautin, P.R. Pugh, C.E. Mills, W.C. Jaap, M.N. Arai, S.H.D. Haddock and D.M. Opresko, 2003
Remarks In shallow waters (Ref. 121684). This is an epibenthic (Ref. 83915) and solitary (Ref. 2377) species, found on rocky bottoms and coral reefs particularly in subtidal areas (Ref. 83915). Also found on mangrove roots (Ref. 121478).

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 Condylactis gigantea may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Benthic: sessile; Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref. Cortés, J., 2009
Special habitats Coral Reefs; vegetation ( roots/holdfast, );
Special habitats Ref. Cortés, J., 2009

Associations

Ref. Cairns, S.D., D.R. Calder, A. Brinckmann-Voss, C.B. Castro, D.G. Fautin, P.R. Pugh, C.E. Mills, W.C. Jaap, M.N. Arai, S.H.D. Haddock and D.M. Opresko, 2003
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

Feeding type
Feeding type Ref.
Feeding habit
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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 Dar, Christine on 11.21.06
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 10.28.20
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