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Octobranchus pacificus (Berkeley & Berkeley 1954)

Octobranchus pacificus is a species of segmented worms in the family Trichobranchidae. They are downward conveyors.

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  • Definition: Downward conveyors exhibit a feeding strategy opposite to that of upward conveyors. Vertically oriented head-up feeders actively select and ingest particles at the surface and egest these non-locally as faeces in deeper sediment strata
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EOL has data for 10 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Octobranchus pacificus (Berkeley & Berkeley 1954). View this species on GBIF