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Prionospio dayi (Foster 1969)

Prionospio dayi is a species of segmented worms in the family Spionids. They are upward conveyors. They are sessile animals.

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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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EOL has data for 19 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Prionospio dayi (Foster 1969). View this species on GBIF