Nemertea

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Related to nemerteans: Nematoda, Mollusca, Nematodes
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Noun1.Nemertea - proboscis worms
animal kingdom, Animalia, kingdom Animalia - taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
nemertean, nemertine, proboscis worm, ribbon worm - soft unsegmented marine worms that have a threadlike proboscis and the ability to stretch and contract
phylum - (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes
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Statistical parsimony networks and species assemblages in Cephalotrichid Nemerteans (Nemertea).
Some implications of egg mortality caused by symbiotic nemerteans for data acquisition and management strategies of red king crabs, Paralithodes camtschatica.
Invertebrates were also consumed, including mollusks, chaetognaths, nematodes, nemerteans, trematodes, polychaetes, and crustaceans.
Authority Bering Sea area Skalkin (1963) Southeastern Mineva (1964) Eastern Feder (1977, 1978) Eastern Allen(1) (1984) Southeastern Zhang (1987) Eastern Lang (1992) Eastern Authority Major food items Skalkin (1963) Benthic crustaceans, mollusks, polychaetes Mineva (1964) Bivalves, gastropods, polychaetes Feder (1977, 1978) Polychaetes, bivalves, amphipods, nemerteans Allen(1) (1984) Benthopelagic, epifaunal, sessil infaunal preys Zhang (1987) Polychaetes, amphipods, Echiura, Sipuncula Lang (1992) Polychaetes, amphipods, bivalves, decapods
Animals were separated into their major groups: annelids, crustaceans, mollusks, nemerteans, ophiuroids, sipunculids, and others and put on aluminum pans.