Traits:Ecological Descriptors

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Ecological Descriptors

Ecological Descriptors: Collection of traits relating to species ecology


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This collection includes the following 293 concepts: Accessory feeding structuresAccretionAccretionAerial dippingAerial hawkingAggregationsAlgal gravelAlgal gravelAmbusherAmorphous CaCO3Anchor-shapedAppendages (paddles)AragoniteArborescent/ArbuscularAristotle's lanternArms or appendagesArticulateAutotrophBallooning/KitingBeakBed formingBio-genicBiodiffusorBiting or maceratingBivalvedBlind-ended ventilationBody formBody shapeBrowserBuccal organ absent or occludedBullate/SaccateBurrow builderBurrowerBysso-pelagicCalcareousCalcareousCalciteCapitate/ClubbedCaptaculaCarnivoreCephalic spinesChainsChemoautotrophChitinousChoanocytesCilia/FlagellaClathrateClawedColonial (e.g. sea birds)Commensal (with/on/in)Cone (Conical)Cone with half sphereContact dippingCoral (or similar) sandsCrawler/Walker/ClimberCreeperCruisingCrustose hardCrustose softCtenidiaCushionCylindricalDabblingDe-Oxygenation ToleranceDendroidDependencyDeposit FeederDetritivoreDielDigitateDippingDipping to surfaceDispersal potential (adult)DivingDouble coneDownward conveyorDrifterDriving Fish ForwardEcological InteractionEcophysiologyEctoparasiticEncrustingEndoparasiticEndoskeletonErectEversible pharynxExoskeleton (including shells)External TubeFaunal bedsFeedingFeeding Method/BehaviourFeeding apparatusFiliformFilter basketFlabellateFlaccidFlattened EllipsoidFlexibilityFloatingFlyer (Flight)FolioseFollowing Fishing BoatsFood PiracyFood Type/DietFoot PaddlingFoot StirringForestForest-formingFragileFragilityFree livingFunnel ShapedGill rakersGillsGliderGloboseGorgoninGraspingGrasping clawsGrasping paws, hands, feetGrazerGrazer (fronds/blades)Grazer (grains / particles)Grazer (surface/substratum)Grazer/BrowserGregariousGround ForagingGrowth RateGrowth form (or type)Habitat modificationHalf coneHalf cone with flattened ellipsoidHalf parallelepipedHalf sphere (dome)HawkingHeight (above substratum)HerbivoreHeterotrophHigh Magnesium CalciteHostHover dippingHoveringHydrostatic skeletonIndependant (free living)Inhalent siphonInquilinistIntermediaryIntrovertJet propulsionJumper/HopperKeratinousKleptoparasitismLanceolateLarge (insect colonies)LophophoreLuresMassiveMatMedusiform/MedusoidMigration (migratory)Mixed Calcareous MaterialMixotrophMobileMobilityMode of LifeModularMonoraphidioidMouth partsMovementMucus mesh or netMuscular axial proboscisMuscular contraction (body length)Mutualist (mutualism)Non-FeedingNon-TerritorialNon-migratory (resident)Non-solid; cementNon-solid; particlesOmnivoreOntogenetic migrationOpen-ended ventilationOral podiaOrganicOtherOval cylinderPalpsPapillae or tube feetParallelepiped (rhomboid)ParasiticParasiticParasitoidPassivePassive drifterPatteringPenicillatePhagocytosisPhosphaticPhotoautotrophPhotosynthetic pigment(s)Picking from the water surfacePiercingPiercing or suctorialPinnatePinnate or branchingPisciformPlunge DivingPlungingPouncingPredator (Hunter)ProbingPursuit DivingPursuit Hunter (individual)Pursuit PlungingPursuit hunter (co-operative)RadialRadulaeRaspingReef-buildingRegeneratorReticulateRobustRotational ellipsoidSaprophageScavengerSearcher/ForagerSeasonal (environment)Seasonal (feeding)Seasonal (reproduction)Sediment reworkingSeizingSessileSetose (Hairy)Shallow plungingShrubSiliceousSimple axial proboscisSkimmingSmall (tribe/pride/pack/pod)SnatchingSociabilitySocial groupSolidSolitarySphere (spherical)SponginousStacksStellateSticky or mucus coveredStingingStraplike/RibbonlikeStun attackSub-surface deposit feederSubstratumSubsurface seizingSuctorial (sucker bearing)SupportSupporting Structures and EnclosuresSurface DivingSurface dabblingSurface deposit feederSurface dippingSurface plungingSurface seizingSuspension feederSwimmerSwimmingSymbiont contributionSymbioticTadpoleTalonsTemperature range toleratedTemporary attachmentTentaclesTerritorialTrapezoid/TrapeziumTrapsTruncated coneTube dwelling (tubicolous)TurbinateTurfUnderwater seizingUnderwater swimmingUnitaryUpward conveyorVariableVentral buccal organVentral muscular proboscisVermiformVermiform UnsegmentedVermiform annulatedVermiform segmentedWading in shallow waterWhiplike

CollectionTraits:Ecological Descriptors +
CollectionschemeTraits:Marine species traits +
Concept typecollection +
DefinitionCollection of traits relating to species ecology +
Is trait ofTraits:Marine species traits +
LabelEcological Descriptors +
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http://www.marinespecies.org/traits/Ecological Descriptors +