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Maldanidae (Bamboo Worms) is a family of segmented worms. They are an upward conveyor. They have parental care. Reproduction is iteroparous and gonochoristic. Bamboo Worms are a facultatively mobile animal.

  • 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 bamboo worms

bamboo worms Habitats

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

Matthias Tilly   cc-by-3.0

bamboo worms Habitats

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