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Cirrophorus americanus Strelzov 1973

Cirrophorus americanus is a species of segmented worms in the family Paraonidae. They are upward conveyors. Individuals can grow to 50 mm. They are burrowers.

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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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Cirrophorus americanus Strelzov 1973. View this species on GBIF