BIOTIC Species Information for Syllis spp.
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Researched byDr Paul Somerfield & Prof. Richard Warwick Data supplied byPML
Refereed byThis information is not refereed
General Biology
Growth formVermiform segmented
Feeding methodPredator
Herbivore
Mobility/MovementCrawler
Environmental positionEpibenthic
Typical food typesSmall invertebrates, diatoms and other algae. HabitFree living
Bioturbator FlexibilityHigh (>45 degrees)
FragilityIntermediate SizeSmall-medium(3-10cm)
Height Growth RateNot researched
Adult dispersal potential100-1000m Dependency
SociabilitySolitary
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional Information
Biology References Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Rouse & Pleijel, 2001 , Nygren, 1999,
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