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Abarenicola pacifica Healy & Wells 1959

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Abarenicola pacifica is a species of segmented worms in the family lugworms. It is a non-selective deposit feeder. Individuals can grow to 100 mm. Abarenicola pacifica has parental care. It is a facultatively mobile animal.

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  • Definition: An organism that feeds on mud or sand and shows little discrimination in the size or type of particles eaten. The sediment is ingested and any digestible organic material is assimilated as it passes through the alimentary canal.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Abarenicola pacifica Healy & Wells 1959. View this species on GBIF