Ecology of Astraeosmilia maxima
 
Main Ref. Veron, J.E.N. and G. Hodgson, 1989
Remarks Found in upper (Ref. 848) to lower reef slopes (Ref. 98471). In subtidal rocks, rocky reefs, lagoons and occasionally in inter-reef soft substrate (Ref. 98471).

Aquatic zones / Water bodies

Marine - Neritic Marine - Oceanic Brackishwater Freshwater
Marine zones / Brackish and freshwater bodies
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
  • 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 Astraeosmilia maxima may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Benthic: sessile; Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref. Veron, J.E.N., 2000
Special habitats Beds: rock; Coral Reefs: reef slope/drop-offs; lagoons;
Special habitats Ref. Veron, J.E.N., 2000

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

Feeding type
Feeding type Ref.
Feeding habit
Feeding habit Ref.

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method original sample unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items
Ref.
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Dar, Christine on 01.29.08
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 05.28.15
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