BIOTIC Species Information for Polydora spp.
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Researched byDan Bayley Data supplied byMBA
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
General Biology
Growth formTubicolous
Vermiform segmented
Feeding methodActive suspension feeder
Surface deposit feeder
Mobility/MovementBurrower
Environmental positionEpibenthic
Epilithic
Typical food typesDetritus HabitTubiculous
Bioturbator Flexibility
Fragility SizeSmall-medium(3-10cm)
Height Growth Rate
Adult dispersal potential> 10km Dependency
SociabilityGregarious
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional Information
Biology References Giangrande, 1997, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b,
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