BIOTIC Species Information for Ascidiella scabra
Researched byDr Keith Hiscock Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
General Biology
Growth formBullate / Saccate
Feeding methodActive suspension feeder
Mobility/MovementPermanent attachment
Environmental positionEpibenthic
Typical food typesSuspended particles including phytoplankton HabitAttached
BioturbatorNot relevant FlexibilityHigh (>45 degrees)
FragilityFragile SizeSmall-medium(3-10cm)
HeightUp to 4 cm. Growth Rate
Adult dispersal potentialNone DependencyIndependent
General Biology Additional InformationAscidiella scabra is usually about 2-3 cm in length although specimens from the Dogger Bank have been recorded at 7.5 cm in length (Lindsay & Thompson, 1930)
Biology References Lindsay & Thompson, 1930,
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