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Laonice cirrata (M. Sars 1851)

Southern California Coastal Water Research. Southern California Coastal Water Research. Year: 2011.   cc-by-nc

Laonice cirrata is a species of segmented worms in the family Spionids. It is an upward conveyor. It is a deposit feeder. Individuals can grow to 120 mm. Laonice cirrata is a sessile animal.

  • URI: http://polytraits.lifewatchgreece.eu/terms/RW_UC
  • 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 <i>Laonice cirrata</i> (M. Sars 1851)