BIOTIC Species Information for Thorogobius ephippiatus
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Researched byMorvan Barnes Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byThis information is not refereed
General Biology
Growth formPisciform
Feeding methodOmnivore
Mobility/MovementSwimmer
Environmental positionDemersal
Typical food typesSmall crustaceans, polychaetes, gastropods and algae. HabitFree living
BioturbatorNot relevant FlexibilityLow (10-45 degrees)
FragilityIntermediate SizeMedium(11-20 cm)
HeightNot researched Growth Rate2 cm / year
Adult dispersal potential1km-10km DependencyIndependent
SociabilitySolitary
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional Information
Biology References Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Whitehead et al., 1986, Wheeler, 1969, Miller et al., 2006, Dunne, 1976,
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