Nemertian

Related to Nemertian: polychaete

Ne`mer´ti`an


a. & n.1.(Zool.) Nemertean.
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These include nemertians (largely Amphiporus spp.; 64% loss per year in sheltered sites), large isopods (Idotea spp., ranging from 38% to 56% per year in sheltered and exposed sites, respectively), large polychaetes (Nereis vexillosa; 79% to 90% per year in exposed and sheltered sites, respectively), the grazing snail Tegula funebralis (17% per year), and small eel-like fish (Pholidae and Stichaeidae; 57% loss per year).