Ecology of Helicometroides vitellosus
Main Ref. Justine, J.-L., 2007
Remarks Parasitic on sweetlips Plectorhinchus sp.

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 Helicometroides vitellosus may be found.


Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Other habitats: vertebrates (Refer to associations.);
Special habitats Ref. Justine, J.-L., 2007


Ref. Justine, J.-L., 2007
Associations parasitism;
Associated with Plectorhinchus sp.
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 Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 09.23.15
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 09.24.15
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