BIOTIC Species Information for Amphipholis squamata
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Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
General Biology
Growth formRadial
Stellate
Feeding method
Mobility/MovementCrawler
Environmental position
Typical food typesAlgae, small macrofauna, copepods, ostracods. HabitFree living
Bioturbator FlexibilityHigh (>45 degrees)
FragilityFragile SizeSmall-medium(3-10cm)
Height2 cm Growth RateNot researched
Adult dispersal potentialNot researched DependencyIndependent
SociabilityGregarious
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional Information
Biology References Emson & Whitfield, 1989, Fish & Fish, 1996, Hayward & Ryland, 1990,
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