BIOTIC Species Information for Macropipus tuberculatus
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Researched byCharlotte Marshall Data supplied byMarLIN
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General Biology
Growth formArticulate
Feeding methodOmnivore
Scavenger
Predator
Mobility/MovementCrawler
Environmental positionEpibenthic
Typical food types HabitFree living
Bioturbator FlexibilityNone (< 10 degrees)
FragilityFragile SizeSmall-medium(3-10cm)
HeightInsufficient information Growth RateInsufficient information
Adult dispersal potential1km-10km DependencyIndependent
SociabilitySolitary
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional InformationIn NW Med, carapace length of males and females reported up to 39 and 36 mm respectively (Abelló et al., 1990). Juveniles can live hollowed into the substrate.
Biology References
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