Overview

Brief Summary

Biology

L. latreilli probably has a non-pelagic development. Because of its jaws L. latreilli is recorded as a predator just as most other lumbrinerids (Wolff, 1973; Fauchald & Jumars, 1979).
  • Holtmann, S.E.; Groenewold, A.; Schrader, K.H.M.; Asjes, J.; Craeymeersch, J.A.; Duineveld, G.C.A.; van Bostelen, A.J.; van der Meer, J. (1996). Atlas of the zoobenthos of the Dutch continental shelf. Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management: Rijswijk, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-369-4301-9. 243 pp.
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Distribution

Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958).
  • MacNae, W. & M. Kalk (eds). (1958). A natural history of Inhaca Island, Mozambique. Witwatersrand Univ. Press, Johannesburg. I-iv, 163 pp.
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L. latreilli is very numerous in the Frisian Front area. The species also occurs in the south-western part of the Southern Bight and in the area of the Cleaver Bank.
  • Holtmann, S.E.; Groenewold, A.; Schrader, K.H.M.; Asjes, J.; Craeymeersch, J.A.; Duineveld, G.C.A.; van Bostelen, A.J.; van der Meer, J. (1996). Atlas of the zoobenthos of the Dutch continental shelf. Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management: Rijswijk, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-369-4301-9. 243 pp.
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Davis Strait to North Carolina
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Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

Morphology

This species has a slender, cylindrical body made up of many identical segments with simple, bilobed parapodia.

The body is rarely longer than a few centimetres. The head has no appendages and is rounded to oval. It has an eversible proboscis covered with jaws. This worm is pink, orange, or brown in colour (Hartmann-Schröder, 1971; Fauchald & Jumars, 1979; Hayward & Ryland, 1990).

  • Holtmann, S.E.; Groenewold, A.; Schrader, K.H.M.; Asjes, J.; Craeymeersch, J.A.; Duineveld, G.C.A.; van Bostelen, A.J.; van der Meer, J. (1996). Atlas of the zoobenthos of the Dutch continental shelf. Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management: Rijswijk, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-369-4301-9. 243 pp.
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Ecology

Habitat

The species shows a preference for muddy fine sand, but is also recorded from coarse sand, gravel, among sea grass and in black mud under stones (Hartrnann-Schröder, 1971; Hayward & Ryland, 1990).
  • Holtmann, S.E.; Groenewold, A.; Schrader, K.H.M.; Asjes, J.; Craeymeersch, J.A.; Duineveld, G.C.A.; van Bostelen, A.J.; van der Meer, J. (1996). Atlas of the zoobenthos of the Dutch continental shelf. Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management: Rijswijk, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-369-4301-9. 243 pp.
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bathyal and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary
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Depth range based on 1232 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 673 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 3670
  Temperature range (°C): 2.586 - 26.823
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.267 - 31.717
  Salinity (PPS): 31.893 - 38.916
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.683 - 6.605
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.031 - 2.182
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.334 - 51.234

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 3670

Temperature range (°C): 2.586 - 26.823

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.267 - 31.717

Salinity (PPS): 31.893 - 38.916

Oxygen (ml/l): 2.683 - 6.605

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.031 - 2.182

Silicate (umol/l): 1.334 - 51.234
 
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Depth range based on 1232 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 673 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 3670
  Temperature range (°C): 2.586 - 26.823
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.267 - 31.717
  Salinity (PPS): 31.893 - 38.916
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.683 - 6.605
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.031 - 2.182
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.334 - 51.234

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 3670

Temperature range (°C): 2.586 - 26.823

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.267 - 31.717

Salinity (PPS): 31.893 - 38.916

Oxygen (ml/l): 2.683 - 6.605

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.031 - 2.182

Silicate (umol/l): 1.334 - 51.234
 
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