Ecology of Trimma hamartium
 
Main Ref. Winterbottom, R., 2018
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 Trimma hamartium may be found.
Remarks Found in areas with heavy cover of hard corals (Acropora, Pocillopora, Millepora, plate corals, lettuce corals star and cactus corals), sponges, sea whips, ascidians, alcyonarians, tunicates, hydoids (also in caves), soft corals, gorgonians, brown encrusting algae; and on steep reef slopes and almost vertical walls with several large caves with sand/rubble floors, undercuts and small platforms (Ref. 116838).

Substrate

Substrate : sand ( coarse, );: rocky; rubble;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs: reef slope/drop-offs; Corals: hard corals;
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref. Winterbottom, R., 2018
Associations
Associated with heavy cover of hard corals (Acropora, Pocillopora, Millepora, plate corals, lettuce corals);
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type
Feeding type ref
Feeding habit
Feeding habit ref
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. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily on 01.11.18
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