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Pistella franciscana Nogueira, Hutchings & Carrerette 2015

Pistella franciscana is a species of segmented worms in the family Terebellidae. It is a downward conveyor. It is a deposit feeder. Individuals can grow to 100 mm.

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  • Definition: Downward conveyors exhibit a feeding strategy opposite to that of upward conveyors. Vertically oriented head-up feeders actively select and ingest particles at the surface and egest these non-locally as faeces in deeper sediment strata
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of <i>Pistella franciscana</i> Nogueira, Hutchings & Carrerette 2015