BIOTIC Species Information for Pisidia longicornis
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Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
General Biology
Growth formArticulate
Feeding methodPassive suspension feeder
Active suspension feeder
Mobility/MovementSwimmer
Crawler
Environmental positionEpifaunal
Typical food typesNo text entered HabitFree living
BioturbatorNot relevant FlexibilityNone (< 10 degrees)
FragilityFragile SizeSmall(1-2cm)
HeightInsufficient information Growth RateInsufficient information
Adult dispersal potential100-1000m DependencyIndependent
SociabilitySolitary
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional InformationPisidia longicornis is the most numerically abundant decapod crustacean in sublittoral areas. It occurs in densities of up to 640 /m² (Robinson & Tully, 2000a). Smaldon (1972) suggests that it "may survive to breed for a second or third season" suggesting a life span of up to three years.
Biology References Ingle, 1997, Smaldon, 1972, Robinson & Tully, 2000, Hayward & Ryland, 1990, Julie Bremner, unpub data,
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