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Serpula vermicularis   Linnaeus, 1767

serpulid worm

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.
Serpula vermicularis   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Polychaeta | Sabellida | Serpulidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Gotshall, D.W. 2005. (Ref. 865)
References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 10.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 865)

Environment
Sessile; depth range 0 - 100 m (Ref. 865)

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Indo-Pacific, Western Atlantic, and the Mediterranean.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Size refers to tube length (Ref. 865). An active suspension-feeder (Ref. 96376). Members of the class Polychaeta are gonochoric (sexual), gametes are spawned through the metanephridia or body wall rupturing (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
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