BIOTIC Species Information for Luidia ciliaris
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Researched byMorvan Barnes Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byThis information is not refereed
General Biology
Growth formRadial
Stellate
Feeding methodPredator
Scavenger
Mobility/MovementCrawler
Burrower
Swimmer
Environmental positionEpifaunal
Infaunal
Typical food typesEchinoderms, polychaetes, molluscs, crustaceans and probably carrion HabitFree living
BioturbatorNot relevant FlexibilityHigh (>45 degrees)
FragilityIntermediate SizeLarge(>50cm)
HeightNot researched Growth RateNot Researched
Adult dispersal potentialNot researched DependencyIndependent
SociabilitySolitary
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional Information
Biology References Brun, 1972, Heddle, 1967, Mortensen, 1927, Southward & Campbell, 2006, Picton, 1993, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b,
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