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Aonides paucibranchiata Southern 1914

Aonides paucibranchiata is a species of segmented worms in the family Spionids. They are upward conveyors. Individuals can grow to 10 cm. They are sessile burrowers.

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  • 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 Aonides paucibranchiata Southern 1914. View this species on GBIF