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Capitellidae is a family of segmented worms. They are upward conveyors. Individuals can grow to 100 mm. They have parental care. They are sessile burrowers.

  • 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 Capitellidae. View this species on GBIF
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Capitellidae Habitats

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

Capitellidae Habitats

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