Ecology of Dolabella auricularia
Main Ref. Poutiers, J.M., 1998
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 Dolabella auricularia may be found.
Remarks Common among seaweeds and grass flats in shallow water environments, especially in sheltered bays and lagoons (Ref. 349). Found during the day under rocks and at night crawling around reef flats and seagrass beds (Ref. 844). Inhabits eel grass beds, reef flats, or tidal swimming pools (Ref. 866). Nocturnal (Ref. 822).


Substrate Benthic: mobile; Soft Bottom: sand; mud; Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref. Springsteen, F.J. and F.M. Leobrera, 1986
Special habitats Beds: algae/seaweed; rock; sea grass; Coral Reefs: reef flats; lagoons;
Special habitats Ref.


Ref. Poutiers, J.M., 1998
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original sample unfished population Remark
estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 04.25.06
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 04.23.15
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