WoRMS taxon details

Lineus arenicola (Verrill, 1873)

155881  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:155881)

Not documented
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to Chesapeake Bay  
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to Chesapeake Bay [details]
Norenburg, J.; Gibson, R.; Herrera Bachiller, A.; Strand, M. (2019). World Nemertea Database. Lineus arenicola (Verrill, 1873). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=155881 on 2019-01-19
2005-05-03 13:42:47Z

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basis of record Gosner, K. L. (1971). Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. <em>John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</em> 693 p. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Miner, R. W. 1950. Field book of seashore life. G.P. Putnam & Sons. New York. 888 p. [details]   

additional source Gosner, K. L. (1978). A field guide to the Atlantic seashore. <em>Boston : Houghton Mifflin.</em> 329p. [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Diet generally for group, they are carnivorous; in some cases only the body juices are ingested but the whole prey may be taken in. feed on protozoans, other microfauna and at times prey their own size [details]

Dimensions length up to 100 mm by 1.6 mm [details]

Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to Chesapeake Bay [details]

Habitat infralittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Reproduction sexes are separate; fertilization is external for most species. Asexual reproduction also occurs by fragmentation [details]

remark species fragment easily when handled [details]

English sandy lineus  [details]
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