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Ampharetidae is a family of segmented worms. They are upward conveyors. They are facultatively mobile animals.

  • 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 Ampharetidae. View this species on GBIF
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Ampharetidae Habitats

The environments in which many Ampharetidae species are known to live. Select an environment to see its Ampharetidae species checklist.

Ampharetidae Habitats

The environments in which many Ampharetidae species are known to live. Select an environment to see its Ampharetidae species checklist.