Ecology of Cerianthus lloydii
Main Ref. Harms, J., 1993
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 Cerianthus lloydii may be found.
Remarks Known from infralittoral zones (Ref. 85338). Generally inhabits muddy substrates associated with organic pollutants but also present in sandbanks. A microvore that feeds on organic detritus as well as a carnivore-scavenger (Ref. 96352).


Substrate Benthic: endofauna (infauna); Soft Bottom: mud; ooze (, organic
Substrate Ref. Walker, A.J.M. and E.I.S. Rees, 1980
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Ref. Harms, J., 1993
Associated with
Association remarks


feeding type plants/detritus+animals (troph. 2.2-2.79)
feeding type ref Walker, A.J.M. and E.I.S. Rees, 1980
feeding habit browsing on substrate
feeding habit ref Walker, A.J.M. and E.I.S. Rees, 1980
trophic level(s)
original sample unfished population Remark
estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
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 Guerzon, Lorielle Ivy on 03.12.07
Modified by Hilomen, Teresa on 06.26.14
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