Ecology of Helcogramma maldivensis
Main Ref. Fricke, R. and J.E. Randall, 1992
Remarks Inhabits outer surge zones of reefs, reef flats and lagoons; found under alrge rocks, coral heads, and overhanging corals (Ref. 75031).

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 Helcogramma maldivensis may be found.


Substrate Benthic: mobile; Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref. Holleman, W., 2007
Special habitats Coral Reefs: reef flats; lagoons; Corals: hard corals;
Special habitats Ref.


Ref. Fricke, R. and J.E. Randall, 1992
Associated with Found in association with Enneapterygius obscurus at Kandooma Is. (Ref. 12235).
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. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Olisa, Kristine Elaine Paz on 07.10.13
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