Ecology of Solenocera crassicornis
Main Ref. Holthuis, L.B., 1980
Remarks Juveniles inhabit subtidal edge of mud flats, near inshore and far inshore waters (Ref. 121464). On muddy bottoms close to the shore, up to a depth of 85 m (Ref. 801). Also found near mouth areas of estuaries (Ref. 106567). Burrows in mud during the day time, with only the tube-like antennular flagella sticking out for respiration (Ref. 409).

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 Solenocera crassicornis may be found.


Substrate Benthic: mobile; demersal; endofauna (infauna); Soft Bottom: mud;
Substrate Ref. Holthuis, L.B., 1980
Special habitats Other habitats: burrows;
Special habitats Ref. Chan, T.Y., 1998


Ref. Holthuis, L.B., 1980
Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type plants/detritus+animals (troph. 2.2-2.79)
Feeding type Ref. Deshmukh, V.D., M.S. Sawant, S.J. Mane and A..S. Hule, 2006
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Deshmukh, V.D., M.S. Sawant, S.J. Mane and A..S. Hule, 2006

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method original sample unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 3.30 0.25 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
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