polychaete worm


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Noun1.polychaete worm - chiefly marine annelids possessing both sexes and having paired appendages (parapodia) bearing bristles
annelid, annelid worm, segmented worm - worms with cylindrical bodies segmented both internally and externally
class Polychaeta, Polychaeta - marine annelid worms
lobworm, lugworm, lug - marine worms having a row of tufted gills along each side of the back; often used for fishing bait
sea mouse - any of several large worms having a broad flattened body with a mat of coarse hairs covering the back
bloodworm - a segmented marine worm with bright red body; often used for bait
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In this study, we specifically examined 1) the depth distribution of newly settled crabs and how it changes through the summer, 2) the possible association between crabs and habitat created by polychaete worm tubes, and 3) differences in crab size and distribution between embayments with varying characteristics of sediment and physical exposure.
And in Raible's lab, a polychaete worm flees light--even after beheading.
However, some of the Early Palaeozoic questionable polychaete worm borings in brachiopod shells could have been made by phoronids (Vinn 2005b).
Rouse Marine Invertebrates, South Australian Museum Adelaide, Australia Myrianida pachycera, a polychaete worm (60x) Darkfield 3rd Prize Dr.
paucibranchiata, a polychaete worm, was the most abundant organism in Bight '98.
If the species in a sample are ranked in the order of their abundance, two, a bivalve (Nucula proxima) and a polychaete worm (Nephthys incisa), make up three-quarters of the total individuals.
BOMBER FAMILY A new species of polychaete worm was found about 2,800 meters down in the Celebes Sea, south of the Philippines.
In response to the need for chronic toxicity tests to measure long-term effects, the USACE recently completed the development of two new chronic sublethal bioassays with the marine polychaete worm Neanthes arenaceodentata and the estuarine amphipod Leptocheirus plumulosus.
At 1036 hrs the ibis caught a probable polychaete worm and shook it, dropping a large piece of the prey that the Willet immediately picked up.
Spionid polychaete worm infestations of the Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas in New Zealand.
The body composition of polychaete worm was analyzed in the same way as the shrimp samples and found to be: 83.