Ecology of Fusinus townsendi
 
Main Ref. Mohammed, S.Z. and J.A. Al-Khayat, 1994
Remarks Fasciolariidae are active predators, feeding on tube worms, vermetid and other molluscs (Ref. 349).

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 Fusinus townsendi may be found.

Habitat

Substrate Benthic;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Poutiers, J.M., 1998
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Poutiers, J.M., 1998

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method original sample unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items
Ref.
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 03.31.16
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 06.03.16
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