BIOTIC Species Information for Umbonula littoralis
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Researched byDr Keith Hiscock Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byDr Peter J. Hayward
General Biology
Growth formCrustose hard
Feeding methodActive suspension feeder
Mobility/MovementPermanent attachment
Environmental positionEpifaunal
Typical food typesSuspended material HabitAttached
BioturbatorNot relevant FlexibilityNone (< 10 degrees)
FragilityFragile SizeVery small(<1cm)
Height Growth RateInsufficient information
Adult dispersal potentialNot researched DependencyIndependent
SociabilityColonial
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional InformationUmbonula littoralis is a hermaphrodite. The size range given above is for individual zooids.
Biology References Hastings, 1944, Hayward & Ryland, 1979,
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