Ecology of Paralomis granulosa
 
Main Ref. Arana, P.M.E. and M.A. Retamal, 1999
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 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

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

associations

Ref.
associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

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
Ref.
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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