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Ampharete acutifrons is a species of segmented worms in the family Ampharetidae. It is a biodiffusor. It is a selective deposit feeder. Individuals can grow to 80 mm. Ampharete acutifrons has parental care. Reproduction is semelparous, iteroparous, and gonochoristic. Ampharete acutifrons is a sessile animal.

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  • URI: http://polytraits.lifewatchgreece.eu/terms/FEED_SD
  • Definition: Some deposit feeders do not ingest sediment haphazardly but use their palps or buccal organs to sort organic material from the sediment prior to ingestion. The method of sorting varies according to the types of palps present.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Ampharete acutifrons (Grube 1860). View this species on GBIF