Ecology of Paralomis granulosa
Main Ref. Arana, P.M.E. and M.A. Retamal, 1999
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • 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 Paralomis granulosa may be found.
Remarks Juveniles are found attached to holdfasts of Macrocystis sp. providing them with mechanical shelter. While adults are found in sheltered inshore waters with soft and hard bottoms (Ref. 87801).


Substrate Benthic; Soft Bottom Hard Bottom;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats vegetation ( roots/holdfast, );
Special habitats Ref. Häussermann, V. and G. Försterra, 2009


Associated with
Association remarks


feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
feeding type ref Comoglio, L.I. and O.A. Amin, 1999
feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
feeding habit ref Comoglio, L.I. and O.A. Amin, 1999
trophic level(s)
original sample unfished population Remark
estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 3.65 0.22 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pan-Saniano, Marianne on 03.23.07
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 11.10.16
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