BIOTIC Species Information for Liocarcinus holsatus
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Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
General Biology
Growth formArticulate
Feeding methodPredator
Scavenger
Mobility/MovementSwimmer
Crawler
Burrower
Environmental positionEpifaunal
Infaunal
Typical food typesCarrion, invertebrates such as polychaetes, small bivalves, echinoderms, small crustaceans and also juvenile fish HabitFree living
BioturbatorNot relevant FlexibilityNone (< 10 degrees)
FragilityFragile SizeSmall-medium(3-10cm)
HeightNot researched Growth RateNot Researched
Adult dispersal potential>10km DependencyIndependent
SociabilitySolitary
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional Information
Biology References Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Ingle, 1980, Crothers & Crothers, 1988, Groenewold & Fronds, 2000, Choy, 1986, Venema & Creutzberg, 1973, Julie Bremner, unpub data,
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