in the large marine vertebrates from Mexico: a review and their ecosystemic relevance
Exploring biotic impacts from Carcinus maenas predation and Didemnum vexillum epibiosis
on Mytilus edulis in the Gulf of Maine.
and rhizocephalan infestation patterns in relation to the reproductive biology of Lithodes ferox (Filhol.
is a spatially close, facultative association between two living organisms in which the epibiont lives attached to the surface of a basibiont used as a substrate for support during the sessile period of the life cycle (Harder, 2009; Fernandez-Leborans, 2010; Romero, Brezina, Hernandez, Casadio, & Bremec, 2013; Azevedo, Brandao, Abdallah, & Silva, 2014).
is a facultative association of two organisms, the epibiont and the basibiont.
The additional cost of epibiosis
has been measured with Littorina littorea, where snails had a 35% decrease in growth rate .
of marine algae and benthic invertebrates: natural product chemistry and the mechanisms inhibiting settlement and overgrowth," in Marine Bioorganic Chemistry, P.
Defence against epibiosis
in the sponge Mycale adhaerens: modulating the bacterial community associated with its surface.
Associational resistance and shared doom--effects of epibiosis