BIOTIC Species Information for Exogone 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
Detritivore
Mobility/Movement Environmental positionEpifaunal
Typical food typesSmall invertebrates, detritus, algae, larvae. HabitFree living
Bioturbator FlexibilityHigh (>45 degrees)
FragilityFragile SizeVery small(<1cm)
Height Growth RateNot researched
Adult dispersal potential100-1000m Dependency
SociabilitySolitary
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional Information
Biology References Fauchald & Jumars, 1979, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Rouse & Pleijel, 2001,
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