BIOTIC Species Information for Gobius couchi
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Researched byKaren Riley Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byProf. Robert Patzner
General Biology
Growth formPisciform
Feeding methodOmnivore
Mobility/MovementSwimmer
Environmental positionDemersal
Typical food typesAlgae, crustaceans, bivalves and polychaetes. HabitFree living
Bioturbator FlexibilityHigh (>45 degrees)
FragilityIntermediate SizeSmall-medium(3-10cm)
HeightInsufficient information Growth RateInsufficient information
Adult dispersal potentialNo information found DependencyIndependent
SociabilitySolitary
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional InformationGobius couchi is a rare British marine fish which feeds on algae, crustaceans, bivalves and polychaetes. It is known to reach a maximum of 9 cm in length and has a life span of approximately 6 years.
Biology References Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Wheeler, 1994,
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