BIOTIC Species Information for Aporrhais pespelecani
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Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
General Biology
Growth formTurbinate
Feeding methodPassive suspension feeder
Active suspension feeder
Mobility/MovementCrawler
Burrower
Environmental positionInfaunal
Typical food typesFeeds on fragments of detritus and algae in mud and muddy sand. HabitFree living
Bioturbator FlexibilityNone (< 10 degrees)
FragilityRobust SizeSmall-medium(3-10cm)
HeightInsufficient information Growth RateInsufficient information
Adult dispersal potentialNot researched DependencyIndependent
SociabilitySolitary
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional Information
Biology References Hayward et al., 1996, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Graham, 1988, Fish & Fish, 1996, Hayward & Ryland, 1990,
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