Ecology of Helcogramma ellioti
Main Ref. Holleman, W., 2007
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 Helcogramma ellioti may be found.
Remarks Inhabits rocky boulders in a 2-5 m depth range and lives in small groups, each comprising a male and several females (Ref. 48636). Lives on rock surfaces and under ledges; common at depths less than 10 m (Ref. 6211) Also found in tidepools (Ref. 75031).


Substrate Benthic: mobile; Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref. Kuiter, R.H. and T. Tonozuka, 2001
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Ref. Kuiter, R.H. and T. Tonozuka, 2001
Associated with
Association remarks Lives in small groups of several females with one male (Ref. 48636).


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
From individual food items
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Olisa, Kristine Elaine Paz on 07.09.13
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