Ecology of Chama congregata
 
Main Ref. Gischler, E. and R.N. Ginsburg, 1996
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 Chama congregata may be found.
Remarks In Belize, it was found in a submarine cave near Columbus Cay (Ref. 87209). Epibiotic, sessile, on hard substrate (Ref. 104365).

Substrate

Substrate Benthic: sessile; Hard Bottom;
Substrate Ref. Gischler, E. and R.N. Ginsburg, 1996
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Gischler, E. and R.N. Ginsburg, 1996

associations

Ref.
associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

feeding type
feeding type ref
feeding habit filtering plankton
feeding habit ref Ruppert, E.E., R.S. Fox and R.D. Barnes, 2004
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 Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 01.31.11
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 09.20.16
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