BIOTIC Species Information for Necora puber
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Researched byMorvan Barnes Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byThis information is not refereed
General Biology
Growth formArticulate
Feeding methodOmnivore
Herbivore
Predator
Scavenger
Mobility/MovementSwimmer
Crawler
Environmental positionEpifaunal
Epibenthic
Typical food typesInvertebrates such as crustaceans and molluscs and also carrion or even brown algae. More likely to be predatorial at greater depths. HabitFree living
BioturbatorNot relevant FlexibilityNone (< 10 degrees)
FragilityFragile SizeSmall-medium(3-10cm)
HeightNot researched Growth RateNot Researched
Adult dispersal potential10-100m DependencyIndependent
SociabilitySolitary
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional Information
Biology References Lee et al., 2004, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Ingle, 1980, Crothers & Crothers, 1988, Philippart, 1998, Norman & Jones, 1992, Moore & Howarth, 1996, Kinnear & Mason, 1987,
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