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Pectinariidae (Comb Worms) is a family of segmented worms. They are upward conveyors. They are detritivores. Individuals can grow to 100 mm. They are sessile animals.

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  • 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 comb worms. View this species on GBIF
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Comb Worm Habitats

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

comb worms Habitats

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