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Maldanidae (Bamboo Worms) is a family of segmented worms. They are upward conveyors. They have some parental care. Reproduction is iteroparous and gonochoristic. 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 bamboo worms. View this species on GBIF
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Bamboo Worm Habitats

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

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.