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Prionospio multibranchiata Berkeley 1927

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Prionospio multibranchiata is a species of segmented worms in the family Spionids. They are upward conveyors. Individuals can grow to 20 mm. 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 Prionospio multibranchiata Berkeley 1927. View this species on GBIF