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  • Traits:Hadopelagic  + (Open waters of deep oceanic trenches, from ca 6000 m and below.)
  • Traits:Jumper/Hopper  + (Organisms able to undertake a rapid jump or hop several times their own body length, using specialised limbs or appendages (e.g. sand hoppers, spring tails, grass hoppers etc))
  • Traits:Colonial (e.g. sea birds)  + (Organisms that come together in large colonies (100 plus individuals) - often in the same area from season to season - usually for breeding purposes)
  • Traits:Regenerator  + (Organisms that excavate and maintain burrows in the sediment, which result in sediment transport from depth to the surface (adapted from Kristensen ''et al.'', 2012.)
  • Traits:Unitary  + (Organisms that grow by a determinate pathway of development of a tightly canalized adult form, e.g. all arthropods and vertebrates (from Begon ''et al.'', 2005).)
  • Traits:Modular  + (Organisms that grow by the repeated iteratOrganisms that grow by the repeated iteration of parts, e.g. the leaves, shoots and branches of a plant, the polyps of a coral or bryozoan. Modular organisms are almost always branched, though the connections between branches may separate or decay and the separated parts may in many cases then become physiologically independent (Begon ''et al.'', 2005).ally independent (Begon ''et al.'', 2005).)
  • Traits:BlindEndedVentilation  + (Organisms that live in 'I' or 'J' shaped burrows open at only one end where water is drawn through or diffuses out of the sediment e.g. ''Arenicola marina'' (adapted from Kristensen ''et al.'', 2012).)
  • Traits:OpenEndedVentilation  + (Organisms that live in a 'U' or 'Y' shaped burrow where water is drawn through the burrow (adapted from Kristensen ''et al.'', 2012).)
  • Traits:DownwardConveyor  + (Organisms that live vertically in the sediment, typically heads-up at the surface, and that ingest particles at the surface and egest them as faeces at depth in the sediment (adapted from Kristensen ''et al.'', 2012).)
  • Traits:UpwardsConveyor  + (Organisms that live vertically in the sediment, typically head-down at depth in the sediment, and that transport particles from depth to the sediment surface (adapted from Kristensen ''et al.'', 2012).)
  • Traits:SuspensionFeeder  + (Organisms that strain food from the surrounding water. They can range in complexity from sponges and corals to baleen whales. They live on organisms or debris that drifts past them, or they seek out small floating or swimming organisms (Charton, 2001).)
  • Traits:Biodiffusor  + (Organisms whose activities that cause consOrganisms whose activities that cause constant and random local sediment biomixing over short distances resulting in transport of sediment particles, analogous to molecular or eddy diffusion (from Kristensen ''et al.'', 2012). Includes epifaunal biodiffusers e.g. fiddler crabs; surficial biodiffusers e.g. ''Echinocardium''; and gallery biodiffusers e.g. ''Nereis (Hediste) diversicolor''.rs e.g. ''Nereis (Hediste) diversicolor''.)
  • Traits:AccessoryFeedingStructures  + (Other structures such as palps, tentacles Other structures such as palps, tentacles or a radiolar crown ("grooved palps"). There are forms of single pair of grooved palps nearly always attached dorsally or near the junction of the prostomium and peristomium, or multiple grooved palps sometimes forming a crown. Dorso lateral ciliated folds in the roof of the buccal cavity may be present in some polychaetes.cavity may be present in some polychaetes.)
  • Traits:BodyShape  + (Overall shape of the individual or colony (modular forms))
  • Traits:BirdsDirectiveAnnex3  + (Overall, activities that directly threaten birds, such as their deliberate killing, capture or trade, or the destruction of their nests, are banned. With certain restrictions, Member States can allow some of these activities for 26 species listed here.)
  • Traits:Abyssopelagic  + (Overlays the plains of the major ocean basins with a lower boundary of ca 6000 m.)
  • Traits:Ectoparasitic  + (Parasitic on the outer surface of its host (adapted from Lincoln ''et al.'', 1998).)
  • Traits:Endoparasitic  + (Parasitic within the tissues or organs of its host (see Lincoln ''et al.'', 1998).)
  • Traits:OviparousCare  + (Parents, guard or protect the eggs/clutch e.g. birds, some reptiles)
  • Traits:FineCleanSand  + (Particle size 0.063 - 0.5 mm (Hiscock, 1996))
  • Traits:MediumCleanSand  + (Particle size 0.25-1mm (Hiscock, 1996))
  • Traits:SedimentSoft  + (Particulate solid matter accumulated by natural processes (Hiscock, 1996))
  • Traits:Migratory  + (Periodic movement of organisms between altPeriodic movement of organisms between alternative habitats e.g. between areas for reproduction and one or more areas of non-reproductive activity, or between areas of foraging and areas used for other activities. Most migrations occur at predictable intervals triggered by stimuli e.g. unfavourable conditions. NB: Movements that do not include an obligatory return journey are classified as dispersal (Baretta-Bekker et al., 1992).s dispersal (Baretta-Bekker et al., 1992).)
  • Traits:Benthic  + (Pertaining to the sea bed, river bed or lake floor (Lincoln ''et al.'', 1998).)
  • Traits:Pelagic  + (Pertaining to the water column. Inhabiting the open sea, excluding the sea floor (rephrased from Lincoln ''et al.'', 1998).)
  • Traits:EnvironmentalPosition  + (Position relative to substratum or fluid medium (air/water).)
  • Traits:Megalopa  + (Post larval stage of decapod Crustacea (Stachowitsch, 1992).)
  • Traits:DispersalPotential  + (Potential for dispersal provided by one or more larval/juvenile stages, recorded in m, km.)
  • Traits:Predator  + (Predatory behaviour in which one animal species captures a member of another species (Lincoln ''et al.'', 1998). OR mobile animals that attack kill and consume individual prey items, usually one at a time.)
  • Traits:IUCNRedList  + (Provides taxonomic, conservation status, and distribution information on taxa that are facing a high risk of global extinction.
  • Traits:OSPARRegionIArcticWaters  + (Region I is the most northerly OSPAR regioRegion I is the most northerly OSPAR region, characterised by its harsh climate and ice coverage although the ecosystems of this region are still rich. In spite of its low population density, human activities such as fishing and offshore petroleum production remain significant.e petroleum production remain significant.)
  • Traits:OSPARRegionVWiderAtlantic  + (Region V represents the deep waters of theRegion V represents the deep waters of the North-East Atlantic extending across the abyssal plain and the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, and including many seamounts. There have been recent discoveries of a number of different fragile deep-sea habitats (such as hydrothermal vents, carbonate mounds, coral gardens and sponge communities). Human population in the region is restricted to the Azores Archipelago. The main human activities are fishing and maritime transport.vities are fishing and maritime transport.)
  • Traits:SprayZone  + (Region of the shore immediately above the splash zone that is subject to wetting by the spray from breaking waves (Lincoln ''et al.'', 1998).)
  • Traits:SplashZone  + (Region of the shore immediately above the highest levels of the water that is subject to wetting by splash from breaking waves (Lincoln ''et al.'', 1998).)
  • Traits:NonMigratoryResident  + (Remaining within the same area (from Lincoln ''et al.'',1998).)
  • Traits:AsexualReproduction  + (Reproduction not involving the exchange of genetic material, amictic, individuals derived form a single parent (Barnes ''et al.'', 2006); not involving the fusion of gametes (Lincoln ''et al.'', 1998))
  • Traits:ApomicticParthenogenesis  + (Reproduction via single cells /eggs that are derived by mitosis (Barnes ''et al.'', 1993) - amictic.)
  • Traits:Sporogenesis  + (Reproduction via spores)
  • Traits:Monoraphidioid  + (Resembling a crescent moon (see Olenina ''et al.'', 2006))
  • Traits:RotationalEllipsoid  + (Rotational ellipsoid (Olenina ''et al.'', 2006))
  • GravellyMuddySand  + (Sand (50-90%) with gravel (>5%) and mud (see Long, 2006))
  • Traits:MuddySand  + (Sand (50-90%) with mud (see Long, 2006))
  • Traits:GravellySand  + (Sand with 5-30% gravel (see Long 2006))
  • Traits:SandMuddySand  + (Sands and sands with mud where sand is the major fraction (see Long 2006))
  • Traits:IceAssociated  + (Sea ice, icebergs and other ice-associated marine habitats.)
  • Traits:OffshoreSeabed  + (Seabed beyond three miles (5 km) from the shore.)
  • Traits:Seizing  + (Seabird specific - probably not - large predators that pounce and grab also)
  • Traits:Diving  + (Seabird specific?)
  • Traits:Plunging  + (Seabird specific?)
  • Traits:FollowingFishingBoats  + (Seabirds)