Feeding Ecology And Diet

It is a filter-feeding worm, dining on suspended organic material. Sea water is pumped through the tube by winglike notopo-dia, which secrete mucus that is drawn back, forming a bag.



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Erica Veronica Pardo, PhD

The mucous bag filters the water to retain finer particles. Periodically, it is transported back to the mouth by the dorsal ciliated groove and ingested.

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