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Terebellidae is a family of segmented worms. They are downward conveyors. Individuals can grow to 100 mm. They have parental care. Reproduction is gonochoristic. They are burrowers.

  • 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 Terebellidae. View this species on GBIF
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Terebellidae Habitats

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

Terebellidae Habitats

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