polychaetes

polychaetesPolychaetes


Polychaetes are a class of annelid worms, generally marine, with segmented bodies. They are sometimes referred to as bristle worms. They can be found all over at any depth and have even been found at the world deepest place, the bottom of the Challanger Deep (10,911 metres down).

There are more than 10,000 described living species belonging to this group.




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