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Anobothrus gracilis is a species of segmented worms in the family Ampharetidae. It is a downward conveyor. It is a deposit feeder. Individuals can grow to 100 mm. Anobothrus gracilis is a sessile animal.

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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 Anobothrus gracilis (Malmgren 1866). View this species on GBIF