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Chaetopterid Worms

Chaetopteridae

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Chaetopteridae (Chaetopterid Worms) is a family of segmented worms. They are upward conveyors. They are sessile animals.

  • URI: http://polytraits.lifewatchgreece.eu/terms/RW_UC
  • Definition: Upward conveyors are vertically oriented species that typically feed head-down at depth in the sediment. Vertically oriented head-down feeders actively select and ingest particles at the deeper sediments and egest these non-locally as faeces in the sediment surface
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of chaetopterid worms. View this species on GBIF
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Chaetopterid Worm Habitats

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

chaetopterid worms Habitats

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