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Dumeril's Clam Worm

Platynereis dumerilii (Audouin & Milne Edwards 1833)

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Platynereis dumerilii (Dumeril's Clam Worm) is a species of segmented worms in the family ragworms. It is a biodiffusor. It is a herbivore. Individuals can grow to 50 mm. Dumeril's Clam Worm has sexual metamorphosis. Reproduction is semelparous and gonochoristic. Dumeril's Clam Worm is a sessile swimming.

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  • URI: http://polytraits.lifewatchgreece.eu/terms/MOB_SWIM
  • Definition: An organism that moves through the water column via movements of its fins, legs or appendages, via undulatory movements of the body or via jet propulsion; includes pelagic phases during reproduction (swarming at the surface)
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Dumeril's clam worm. View this species on GBIF