BIOTIC Species Information for Buccinum undatum
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Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
General Biology
Growth formTurbinate
Feeding methodPredator
Scavenger
Mobility/MovementCrawler
Burrower
Environmental positionEpifaunal
Epibenthic
Typical food typesCarrion as well as bivalves and certain polychaetes HabitFree living
BioturbatorNot relevant FlexibilityNone (< 10 degrees)
FragilityRobust SizeSmall-medium(3-10cm)
HeightNot researched Growth RateNot researched
Adult dispersal potential1km-10km DependencyIndependent
SociabilitySolitary
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional Information
Biology References Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Seaward, 1982, Christensen, 1980, Graham, 1988, Philippart, 1998, Valentinsson et al., 1999, Hancock, 1963, Himmelman & Hamel, 1993, Darkin, 1912, Hancock, 1960, Ramsay & Kaiser, 1998, Neilsen, 1975, Taylor, 1978, Martel et al., 1986, Hayward & Ryland, 1990, Julie Bremner, unpub data,
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