BIOTIC Species Information for Pagurus bernhardus
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Researched byMorvan Barnes Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byThis information is not refereed
General Biology
Growth formArticulate
Feeding methodSurface deposit feeder
Predator
Active suspension feeder
Mobility/MovementCrawler
Environmental positionEpifaunal
Epibenthic
Typical food typesOrganic detritus, carrion HabitFree living
BioturbatorNot relevant FlexibilityNone (< 10 degrees)
FragilityIntermediate SizeSmall-medium(3-10cm)
HeightNot researched Growth RateNot Researched
Adult dispersal potential1km-10km DependencyCommensal with/on/in
SociabilitySolitary Host forSea anemones.
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional Information
Biology References Gerlach et al., 1976, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Hazlett, 1981, Fish & Fish, 1996, Crothers & Hayeard, 2004, Ingle, 1993,
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