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Taxonomic Remarks

The presence of numerous contractile vessel villi and numerous branched tentacles are functionally linked as probable adaptations to the low oxygen tension in the shallow warm waters (Cutler, 1994).

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© Kawauchi, Gisele Y.

Source: Sipuncula LifeDesk

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