BIOTIC Species Information for Idotea pelagica
Researched byAndrew Hosie Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
General Biology
Growth form Feeding methodOmnivore
Environmental positionEpifaunal
Typical food typesOmnivorous; fucoid algae, associated epiphytes, barnacle cirri. HabitFree living
BioturbatorNot relevant FlexibilityLow (10-45 degrees)
FragilityIntermediate SizeSmall(1-2cm)
HeightNot researched Growth RateNot researched
Adult dispersal potentialInsufficient information DependencyIndependent
SociabilitySolitary Host forParasitised by Clypeoniscus hanseni (Isopoda, Cryptoniscoidea).
General Biology Additional Information
Biology References Naylor, 1972, Naylor, 1955, Leifsson, 1999, Kroer, 1986, Healy & O'Neill, 1984, Sheader, 1977,
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