BIOTIC Species Information for Asterina gibbosa
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Researched byMorvan Barnes Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byThis information is not refereed
General Biology
Growth formStellate
Radial
Feeding methodOmnivore
Predator
Scavenger
Mobility/MovementCrawler
Environmental positionEpilithic
Epibenthic
Epifaunal
Typical food typesBenthic invertebrates including crustaceans, molluscs and other echinodermata. HabitFree living
BioturbatorNot researched FlexibilityLow (10-45 degrees)
FragilityIntermediate SizeSmall-medium(3-10cm)
HeightNot researched Growth RateInsufficient information
Adult dispersal potentialInsufficient information DependencyIndependent
SociabilitySolitary
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional Information
Biology References Picton, 1993, Mortensen, 1927, Murphy & Jones, 1987, Crump & Emson, 1983, Emson & Crump, 1984, Southward & Campbell, 2006, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b,
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