BIOTIC Species Information for Maja squinado
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Researched byEmily Wilson Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
General Biology
Growth formArticulate
Feeding methodOmnivore
Scavenger
Predator
Mobility/MovementCrawler
Environmental positionEpibenthic
Typical food types HabitFree living
Bioturbator FlexibilityNone (< 10 degrees)
FragilityFragile SizeMedium(11-20 cm)
HeightInsufficient information Growth RateInsufficient information
Adult dispersal potential>10km DependencyIndependent
SociabilitySolitary
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional InformationUp to 22.5 cm carapace length (Ingle, 1997). Although solitary, forms aggregated 'mounds' of individuals in late summer / autumn (Fish & Fish, 1996).
Biology References Fish & Fish, 1996, Ingle, 1997,
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