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Ampharetidae is a family of segmented worms. It is a downward conveyor. Reproduction is gonochoristic. Ampharetidae is a facultatively mobile animal.

  • URI: http://polytraits.lifewatchgreece.eu/terms/RW_DC
  • Definition: Downward conveyors exhibit a feeding strategy opposite to that of upward conveyors. Vertically oriented head-up feeders actively select and ingest particles at the surface and egest these non-locally as faeces in deeper sediment strata
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Ampharetidae

Ampharetidae Habitats

The environments in which many Ampharetidae species are known to live. Select an environment to see its Ampharetidae species checklist.

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Ampharetidae Habitats

The environments in which many Ampharetidae species are known to live. Select an environment to see its Ampharetidae species checklist.