BIOTIC Species Information for Armandia cirrhosa
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Researched byNicola White Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byDr Richard S.K. Barnes
General Biology
Growth formVermiform segmented
Feeding methodSub-surface deposit feeder
Mobility/MovementBurrower
Swimmer
Environmental positionInfaunal
Typical food typesDetritus HabitBurrow dwelling
Bioturbator FlexibilityHigh (>45 degrees)
FragilityFragile SizeVery small(<1cm)
Height Growth RateInsufficient information
Adult dispersal potentialInsufficient information DependencyIndependent
SociabilitySolitary
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional InformationAlmost nothing is known of the biology of this species. Abundance varies markedly, from 463 individuals per metre square in Eight-Acre Pond to just 12 specimens recorded after extensive searching in the whole of the Fleet and Portland Harbour.
Biology References Rouse & Pleijel, 2001,
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