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Sabellastarte longa

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Sabellastarte longa (Featherduster worm),Port Elizabeth , Copyright Johan Swanepoel

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lexID:
9373 
AphiaID:
209933 
Scientific:
Sabellastarte longa 
German:
Röhrenwurm 
English:
Featherduster Worm 
Category:
Rørorme 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Annelida (Phylum) > Polychaeta (Class) > Sabellida (Order) > Sabellidae (Family) > Sabellastarte (Genus) > longa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Kinberg, ), 1866 
Occurrence:
Mozambique, Australien, Madagascar, Syd Afrika 
Size:
12 cm - 15 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 17°C 
Food:
Filter feeder 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-02-22 20:22:32 

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Sabellastarte longa (Kinberg, 1866)

Sabellastarte longa has two magnificent spiral whorls of feathery branches.The colour is purple,white,yellow, red or orange.Sabellastarte longa is a solitary feather duster with a parchment-like tube.

Sabellastarte longacan lives in shady rock crevices to 5-200 m dephts.Feather duster are filterfeeder.

As with all feather dusters, Sabellastarte longa retract rapidly if disturbed.

Synonyme:
Dasychone odhneri
Sabella longa

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