Ecology of Heliaster solaris
Main Ref. Alvarado, J.J. and J. Cortés, 2009
Remarks This is an epibenthic species found on rocky bottoms in subtidal areas (Ref. 83942).

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 Heliaster solaris may be found.


Substrate Benthic; Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref. Alvarado, J.J. and J. Cortés, 2009
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


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 Pauly, Daniel on 10.20.11
Modified by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 10.20.11
Checked by Cortés, Jorge on 10.20.11
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