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Praxillella affinis (M. Sars ex G. O. Sars 1872)

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Praxillella affinis is a species of segmented worms in the family bamboo worms. They are upward conveyors. Individuals can grow to 100 mm. They are sessile 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 Praxillella affinis (M. Sars ex G. O. Sars 1872). View this species on GBIF