Protoperidinium claudicans is a species of Dinophyceae in the family Protoperidiniaceae. They are native to Santa Catarina, Rio Grande Do Sul, Espirito Santo, Rio De Janeiro, and Bahia. They are consumers.
Definition: position of an organism in a food web. May be described verbally with descriptors including primary producer, herbivore or carnivore. If described numerically, 1 indicates a primary producer, 2 a herbivore, and so on up the food web.