Ecology of Idotea chelipes
 
Main Ref. Healy, B., 1997
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 Idotea chelipes may be found.
Remarks Infaunal and epifaunal on eelgrass beds (Ref. 95819).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic: endofauna (infauna); macrobenthos; Hard Bottom;
Substrate Ref. Boström, C. and E. Bonsdorff, 1997
Special habitats Beds: sea grass;
Special habitats Ref. Boström, C. and E. Bonsdorff, 1997

associations

Ref.
associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

feeding type mainly plants/detritus (troph. 2-2.19)
feeding type ref Norling, P. and N. Kautsky, 2008
feeding habit grazing on aquatic plants
feeding habit ref Norling, P. and N. Kautsky, 2008
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 Pan-Saniano, Marianne on 02.08.07
Modified by Parducho, Vina Angelica on 07.02.14
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