BIOTIC Species Information for Nemertesia antennina
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Researched byOlwen Ager Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
General Biology
Growth formArborescent / Arbuscular
Feeding methodPassive suspension feeder
Mobility/MovementPermanent attachment
Environmental positionEpifaunal
Typical food typesSuspended organic particulates, inc. plankton HabitAttached
BioturbatorNot relevant FlexibilityHigh (>45 degrees)
FragilityFragile SizeMedium(11-20 cm)
HeightCan be up to 25 cm Growth Rate2.64-4.6 cm / month (Hughes, 1977).
Adult dispersal potentialNone DependencyIndependent
SociabilityColonial
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional InformationNone entered
Biology References Cornelius, 1995b, Hughes, 1977,
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