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Naineris laevigata (Grube 1855)

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Naineris laevigata is a species of segmented worms in the family Orbiniidae. They are upward conveyors. Individuals can grow to 100 mm. They have some parental care. Reproduction is gonochoristic and iteroparous. They are burrowers.

  • 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 Naineris laevigata (Grube 1855). View this species on GBIF