BIOTIC Species Information for Polycirrus spp.
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Researched byDr Paul Somerfield & Prof. Richard Warwick Data supplied byPML
Refereed byThis information is not refereed
General Biology
Growth form Feeding method
Mobility/Movement Environmental positionInfaunal
Typical food typesDetritus including diatoms and other algae. Also small invertebrates including larvae. HabitTubiculous
Bioturbator FlexibilityHigh (>45 degrees)
FragilityIntermediate SizeSmall-medium(3-10cm)
Height Growth RateNot researched
Adult dispersal potential10-100m Dependency
Sociability
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional Information
Biology References Fauchald & Jumars, 1979, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Rouse & Pleijel, 2001,
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