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Bar Gill Mudworm

Streblospio benedicti Webster 1879


Streblospio benedicti (Bar Gill Mudworm) is a species of segmented worms in the family Spionids. Individuals can grow to 20 mm. Reproduction is iteroparous. They are sessile swimmers.

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  • Definition: An organism that moves through the water column via movements of its fins, legs or appendages, via undulatory movements of the body or via jet propulsion; includes pelagic phases during reproduction (swarming at the surface)
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of bar-gill mudworm. View this species on GBIF