BIOTIC Species Information for Gammarus insensibilis
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Researched byNicola White Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byDr Martin Sheader
General Biology
Growth formArticulate
Feeding methodHerbivore
Mobility/MovementSwimmer
Crawler
Environmental positionEpifaunal
Typical food typesChaetomorpha HabitFree living
BioturbatorNot relevant FlexibilityLow (10-45 degrees)
FragilityIntermediate SizeSmall(1-2cm)
HeightInsufficient information Growth RateInsufficient information
Adult dispersal potential100-1000m DependencyIndependent
SociabilitySolitary
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional InformationThis species is often found in dense populations.
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