BIOTIC Species Information for Polinices spp.
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Researched byMorvan Barnes Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byThis information is not refereed
General Biology
Growth formTurbinate
Feeding methodPredator
Mobility/MovementBurrower
Crawler
Environmental positionEpifaunal
Epibenthic
Typical food typesPredominantly bivalves HabitFree living
BioturbatorNot relevant FlexibilityNone (< 10 degrees)
FragilityRobust SizeSmall(1-2cm)
HeightNot researched Growth RateNot Researched
Adult dispersal potentialNot researched DependencyIndependent
SociabilitySolitary
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional Information
Biology References Edwards & Huebner, 1977, Kingsley-Smith et al., 2003, Ansell, 1982, Copeland, 1922, Graham, 1988, Christensen, 1980, Seaward, 1982, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b,
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