BIOTIC Species Information for Callionymus lyra
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Researched byMorvan Barnes Data supplied byMarLIN
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General Biology
Growth formPisciform
Feeding methodPredator
Scavenger
Mobility/MovementSwimmer
Environmental positionDemersal
Typical food typesSmall invertebrates including polychaetes and crustaceans. HabitFree living
BioturbatorNot relevant FlexibilityLow (10-45 degrees)
FragilityIntermediate SizeMedium-large(21-50cm)
HeightNot researched Growth Rate4-7 cm / year
Adult dispersal potential>10km DependencyIndependent
SociabilitySolitary
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional Information
Biology References Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Whitehead et al., 1986, Wheeler, 1969, Van der Veer et al., 1990, Chang, 1951,
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