BIOTIC Species Information for Crossaster papposus
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Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
General Biology
Growth formRadial
Stellate
Feeding methodPredator
Scavenger
Mobility/MovementCrawler
Environmental positionEpifaunal
Epibenthic
Typical food typesWide range of invertebrates including bivalves and other echinoderms and carrion HabitFree living
BioturbatorNot relevant FlexibilityLow (10-45 degrees)
FragilityIntermediate SizeMedium-large(21-50cm)
HeightNot researched Growth RateNot researched
Adult dispersal potentialNot researched DependencyIndependent
SociabilitySolitary
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional Information
Biology References Strathmann, 1987, Hancock, 1974, Legault & Himmelman, 1993, Lambert, 1981, Carlson & Pfister, 1999, Sloan, 1980, Mortensen, 1927, Southward & Campbell, 2006, Picton, 1993, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Julie Bremner, unpub data, Mortensen, 1927,
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