BIOTIC Species Information for Ampelisca spinipes
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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
Burrower
Temporary attachment
Environmental positionEpifaunal
Epilithic
Typical food types HabitFree living
Bioturbator FlexibilityLow (10-45 degrees)
FragilityIntermediate SizeSmall(1-2cm)
Height Growth RateInsufficient information
Adult dispersal potential1km-10km DependencyIndependent
SociabilitySolitary
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional Information
Biology References Hayward & Ryland, 1990, Heidi Tillin, unpub data, Julie Bremner, unpub data,
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