BIOTIC Species Information for Amphianthus dohrnii
Researched byAngus Jackson Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byDr Simon K. Davy
General Biology
Growth formRadial
Feeding methodPassive suspension feeder
Mobility/MovementTemporary attachment
Environmental positionEpizoic
Typical food typesPlankton and suspended particles. HabitAttached
BioturbatorNot relevant FlexibilityHigh (>45 degrees)
FragilityFragile SizeVery small(<1cm)
HeightUp to 1 cm. Growth RateInsufficient information
Adult dispersal potentialInsufficient information DependencyCommensal with/on/in
General Biology Additional InformationBody size measurement is across the disk. Exceptionally up to 25 mm along the long axis of the base.
Frequent asexual reproduction can cause quite high densities of individuals on a single host leading to gregariousness.
Biology References Stephenson, 1935, Campbell, 1994, Manuel, 1988, Anonymous, 1999(h),
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