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Marine Worm

Pseudopolydora paucibranchiata (Okuda 1937)

Pseudopolydora paucibranchiata (Marine Worm) is a species of segmented worms in the family Spionids. It is associated with freshwater habitat. It is an upward conveyor. Pseudopolydora paucibranchiata is a suspension feeder. Individuals can grow to 10 mm. Pseudopolydora paucibranchiata has parental care and sexual metamorphosis.

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  • 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 Marine worm