WoRMS name details

Cerebratulus luridus

157978  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157978)

 unaccepted (synonym)
Species
Distribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras  
Distribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras [details]

Taxonomy species fragment easily when handled  
Taxonomy species fragment easily when handled [details]
Norenburg, J.; Gibson, R.; Herrera Bachiller, A.; Strand, M. (2018). World Nemertea Database. Cerebratulus luridus. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157978 on 2018-05-22
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2005-05-24 16:52:44Z
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2005-07-25 12:37:17Z
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basis of record Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

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

source of synonymy Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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 240 mm by 12 mm [details]

Distribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras [details]

Habitat benthic, living under rocks or in burrows in soft substrata, or crawling among algae, hydroids, or in bottom debris; this species is also bathypelagic by swimming during periods of sexual activity [details]

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

Taxonomy species fragment easily when handled [details]