BIOTIC Species Information for Echinocyamus pusillus
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Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
General Biology
Growth formGlobose
Feeding methodSurface deposit feeder
Sub-surface deposit feeder
Mobility/MovementBurrower
Environmental positionInfaunal
Typical food typesOrganic detritus HabitFree living
Bioturbator FlexibilityNone (< 10 degrees)
FragilityFragile SizeSmall(1-2cm)
Height0 Growth RateNot researched
Adult dispersal potentialNot researched DependencyIndependent
SociabilitySolitary
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional Information
Biology References Picton, 1993, Fish & Fish, 1996, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Hayward & Ryland, 1990, Julie Bremner, unpub data,
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