Sabellaria alveolata   (Linnaeus, 1767)

honeycomb worm
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Polychaeta | Canalipalpata | Sabellariidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Sessile.  Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northwest Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea: Ireland, Germany and from England to Morocco.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits sand-built tubes of selected inorganic particles (Ref. 979). Exhibits ciliary filter feeding (ref. 975). Reproduction in Sabellariidae is strictly sexual (Ref. 100435). Broadcast spawner. Larval settlement at metamorphosis are dependent on the availability of adult's cemented sand tubes (Ref. 100443).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Reproduction in Sabellariidae is strictly sexual (Ref. 100435). Broadcast spawner. Larval settlement at metamorphosis are dependent on the availability of adult's cemented sand tubes (Ref. 100443).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Dubois, S., L. Barillé, B. Cognie and P.G. Beninger. 2005. (Ref. 975)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown