WoRMS name details

Phascolion (Phascolion) strombus (Montagu, 1804)

175043  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:175043)

alternate representation
Species
Phascolion strombus (Montagu, 1804) · alternate representation
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution common on shelf from Maine to Long Island (rare in Bay), ranging in deeper water to North Carolina; common throughout the...  
Distribution common on shelf from Maine to Long Island (rare in Bay), ranging in deeper water to North Carolina; common throughout the Atlantic from the Arctic to the Antarctic [details]
Saiz, J. (2022). World Sipuncula Database. Phascolion (Phascolion) strombus (Montagu, 1804). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=175043 on 2022-08-07
Date
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2005-07-14 08:59:00Z
created
2006-12-13 13:27:29Z
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2009-08-07 05:54:56Z
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2011-01-11 08:57:28Z
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context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record Clarke, A.; Johnston, N.M. (2003). Antarctic marine benthic diversity. <i>Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review</i>. 41: 47-114. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
    Definitions

From other sources
Diet in general, species are either filter or deposit feeders [details]

Dimensions range between 3 and 30 mm [details]

Distribution common on shelf from Maine to Long Island (rare in Bay), ranging in deeper water to North Carolina; common throughout the Atlantic from the Arctic to the Antarctic [details]

Habitat bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Importance used as fish bait and human consumption in Indonesia and the Indo-Pacific. [details]

Predators fish [details]

Reproduction dioecious and lack any sexual dimorphism; fertilization occurs externally. [details]
LanguageName 
English peanut worm  [details]
Japanese マキガイホシムシ  [details]
Swedish snäckstjärnmask  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Phascolion strombus, USNM 170967, dorsal)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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