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  • Traits:Doliolaria  + (Second free-swimming larvae (after the auricularia) in the Holothuroidea. It is characterized by a series of flagellated rings around a barrel-shaped body (Ruppert & Barnes, 1994; Stachowitsch, 1992).)
  • Traits:Metanauplius  + (Second larval stage in decapod Crustacea; resembles the nauplius but with more appendages (see Stachowitsch, 1992).)
  • Traits:TypeIV  + (Second-order opportunistic species (slight to pronounced unbalanced situations). Mainly small sized polychaetes: subsurface deposit-feeders, such as cirratulids.)
  • Traits:MucusMesh  + (Secretion of a simple or complex mucus mesh to filter food particles from water column (e.g polychaetes ''Chaetopterus'' and larvaceans.)
  • Traits:Ambusher  + (Sedentary or sessile predators, that wait for prey to come to them, and may or may not use a final pounce, traps or lures (e.g. sea anemones, large hydroids, spiders))
  • Traits:CoarseSediments  + (Sediments composed of gravel and sand; inc. gravel, gravelly sand and sandy gravel (Long, 2006))
  • Traits:Autotroph  + (Self-feeding. An organism capable of synthesizing complex organic substances from simple inorganic substrates (Lincoln ''et al.'', 1998).)
  • Traits:Flabellate  + (Shaped like a fan, fanlike (Brusca, 1980).)
  • Traits:FunnelShaped  + (Shaped like a funnel)
  • Traits:EggPropaguleSize  + (Size (diameter) of macrogamete (egg or ovum) in µm, mm, cm.)
  • Traits:Hydrostatic  + (Skeletal support provided by hydrostatic pressure from a fluid filled cavity (e.g. the coelum) surrounded by muscles. Hydrostatic pressure provides skeletal support in sea anemones, jellyfish, nematodes, annelids, echinoderms, and other groups.)
  • Traits:MixedCalcareousMaterial  + (Skeleton composed of a mixture of any of aragonite, calcite, high magnesium calcite or amorphous CaCO3)
  • Traits:CalcareousSkeleton  + (Skeleton composed of calcareous spicules (sponges/echinoderms), plates, spines, bones or other structures)
  • Traits:Filiform  + (Slender and thread-like (Kozloff, 1996).)
  • Traits:SmallTribePridePackPod  + (Small group of individuals that work together for mutual benefit, often held together by familial (matriarchal/patriarchal) bonds (e.g. a pack or wolves, a pod of dolphin, a pride of lions, a tribe of humans).)
  • Traits:Flaccid  + (Soft, limp, flabby (Brusca, 1980).)
  • Traits:Choanocytes  + (Special feeding cell of sponges)
  • Traits:Palps  + (Specialist - Protobranch molluscs)
  • Traits:GillRakers  + (Specialist - e.g. planktivorous fish such as basking shark)
  • Traits:Lophophore  + (Specialist - filter feeding organ e.g. brachiopods, phoronids, bryozoans)
  • Traits:PiercingToxic  + (Specialist - modified radula used to inject toxins, e.g. cone shells)
  • Traits:InhalentSiphon  + (Specialist - modified siphon to capture prey)
  • Traits:OralPodia  + (Specialist - modified tube feet in holothurians)
  • Traits:Radulae  + (Specialist - protrusile anterior region of digestive tract; refers to chitinized teeth along the radular membrane (Stachowitsch, 1992).)
  • Traits:AristolesLantern  + (Specialist - sea urchins)
  • Traits:Glochidium  + (Specialist larval form in some freshwater Specialist larval form in some freshwater bivalves, characterized by a bivalve shell, with or with a pair of hooks, and a long adhesive thread or tentacle. It lives as a temporary parasite on the gills or fins of fish. In some species a modified glochidium is termed a 'lasidium' before attachment and a 'haustorium' after attachment (Stachowitsch, 1992).um' after attachment (Stachowitsch, 1992).)
  • Traits:Detected in invasion pathway  + (Species detected in invasion pathways for example in ballast water, or as a hull-fouling organism.)
  • Traits:Management recorded  + (Species for which some management action including prevention has been recorded in its introduced range.)
  • Traits:TypeII  + (Species indifferent to enrichment, always present in low densities with non-significant variations with time (from initial state, to slight unbalance). These include suspension feeders, less selective carnivores and scavengers.)
  • Traits:Alien  + (Species introduced by man into places out of their natural range of distribution.)
  • Traits:Reported  + (Species that are 'reported' to be present but with no further information.)
  • Traits:Of concern  + (Species that are demonstrating aggressive spread and there is concern about its spread OR species where some concern has been recorded- this may be due to known records of its invasiveness and impacts in other areas of their known introduced range.)
  • Traits:Invasive  + (Species that are known to be invasive- those species in whose cases evidence of impact has been recorded or which is spreading aggressively.)
  • Traits:Present/controlled  + (Species that are known to be present in their introduced range and are subject to some control option.)
  • Traits:Sometimes present  + (Species that are reported as present but only 'sometimes'.)
  • Traits:MSFDIndicators  + (Species that comprise indicators or componSpecies that comprise indicators or components of indicators for the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (, with emphasis on Descriptors 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6. emphasis on Descriptors 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6.)
  • Traits:Not invasive  + (Species that has not demonstrated any invasive traits in its introduced range.)
  • Traits:Established and stable  + (Species that have become established in their introduced range but are not known to be spreading aggressively.)
  • Traits:Established and expanding  + (Species that have become established in their introduced range and are known to be increasing in abundance and expanding their range.)
  • Traits:Established  + (Species that have become established in their introduced range.)
  • Traits:Border Intercept  + (Species that have been intercepted at borders as a result of detection procedures.)
  • Traits:In captivity/cultivated  + (Species that have been introduced and maintained in captivity or cultivated for example those species that are farmed in aquaculture or mariculture facilities.)
  • Traits:Detected in the wild  + (Species that have been recorded as present in the wild with no further information.)
  • Traits:Eradication unconfirmed  + (Species that have been subject to an eradication event but have not been confirmed as eradicated.)
  • Traits:Eradicated  + (Species that have been subject to an eradication event and have been confirmed as eradicated.)
  • Traits:Recorded in error  + (Species that have reported or recorded in error.)
  • Traits:Native - Endemic  + (Species that is native and endemic to a country or sea area i.e. a species that is unique to a location or habitat.)
  • Traits:Native - Non-endemic  + (Species that is native to an area but is not endemic to it i.e. a species that has a wide native range.)
  • Traits:Native  + (Species that is native to the country or sea area.)
  • Traits:Extirpated  + (Species that were present but have been declared extinct.)