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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report
» Polychaeta (class)
» Terebellida (order)
» Terebellidae (family)
Scientific Name: and Authority
CAAB category: 22 -
Annelida Segmented worms
Family: 22 120 Terebellidae (polychaete worms) - show full list
Common Name: [a polychaete worm]
Organism Type: a polychaete worm
Current Australian list:
Species not on current Australian list, but occuring in subantarctic/Antarctic waters:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Taxon Notes: Originally described from the Arctic Ocean near Greenland, and widely recorded from the Arctic Ocean, North Atlantic Ocean, North Sea and Mediterranean. In the southern hemisphere, is is mainly recorded from Antarctica and the subantarctic Southern Ocean.
Parapar, J., San Martín, G., 1997. "Sedentary" polychaetes of the Livingstone Island shelf (South Shetlands, Antarctica), with description of a new species., Polar Biology, Vol. 17: 502-514.
Scientific Name : verified against
WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: www.marinespecies.org at VLIZ.