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Strawberry Worm

Eupolymnia nebulosa (Montagu 1819)


Eupolymnia nebulosa (Strawberry Worm) is a species of segmented worms in the family Terebellidae. They are downward conveyors. Individuals can grow to 15 cm. They have parental care. Reproduction is iteroparous. They are crawlers.

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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 53 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of strawberry worm. View this species on GBIF