Ecology of Parhyale hawaiensis
 
Main Ref. Fishelson, L., 1971
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 Parhyale hawaiensis may be found.
Remarks Intertidal (Ref. 113361); algal dweller (Ref. 81751). Detritivore. Reported to aggregate on decaying mangrove leaf material (Ref. 113361).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic; Soft Bottom: mud;
Substrate Ref. Fishelson, L., 1971
Special habitats Beds: algae/seaweed;
Special habitats Ref. Lowry, J.K., 2000

associations

Ref.
associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

feeding type mainly plants/detritus (troph. 2-2.19)
feeding type ref Browne, W.E., A.L. Price, M. Gerberding and N.H. Patel, 2005
feeding habit
feeding habit ref
trophic level(s)
original sample unfished population Remark
estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items 2.00 0.00 Trophic level and s.e. inferred from exclusive plant/detritus food items.
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pan-Saniano, Marianne on 07.19.07
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 11.17.16
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