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Nephtys hombergii Savigny ex Lamarck 1818

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Nephtys hombergii (Catworm) is a species of segmented worms in the family catworms. They are biodiffusors. They are carnivores. Individuals can grow to 20 cm. Reproduction is iteroparous. They are swimmers.

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  • URI: http://polytraits.lifewatchgreece.eu/terms/MOB_SWIM
  • 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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EOL has data for 60 attributes, including:

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