Ecology of Caulerpa mexicana
Main Ref. Meñez, E.G. and H.P. Calumpong, 1982
Remarks Occurs among mangroves and on roots of Rhizophora mangle at intertidal to 1 m depth (Ref. 87157).

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 Caulerpa mexicana may be found.


Substrate Benthic: sessile; Soft Bottom: sand;
Substrate Ref. Meñez, E.G. and H.P. Calumpong, 1982
Special habitats vegetation ( roots/holdfast, );
Special habitats Ref. Norris, J.N. and K.E. Bucher, 1982


Associated with
Association remarks


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
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pan-Saniano, Marianne on 11.03.10
Modified by Pacres-Urriquia, Lealde on 06.20.11
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