BIOTIC Species Information for Ophiura albida
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Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
General Biology
Growth formRadial
Stellate
Feeding methodPassive suspension feeder
Active suspension feeder
Surface deposit feeder
Sub-surface deposit feeder
Mobility/MovementCrawler
Burrower
Environmental positionEpibenthic
Typical food typesInsufficient information HabitFree living
Bioturbator FlexibilityLow (10-45 degrees)
FragilityFragile SizeSmall(1-2cm)
HeightInsufficient information Growth RateInsufficient information
Adult dispersal potential1km-10km DependencyIndependent
SociabilitySolitary
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional Information
Biology References Hayward & Ryland, 1990, Julie Bremner, unpub data,
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