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Marine PlanktonA practical guide to ecology, methodology, and taxonomy$
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Claudia Castellani and Martin Edwards

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780199233267

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2017

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780199233267.001.0001

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Anellida: Holoplanktonic Polychaeta

Anellida: Holoplanktonic Polychaeta

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(p.530) Anellida: Holoplanktonic Polychaeta
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Marine Plankton
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Claudia Castellani

Robert Camp

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199233267.003.0031

This chapter describes the taxonomy of Polychaeta, an almost exclusively marine group of organisms belonging to the phylum Annelida. With over 10,000 species described worldwide, they represent one of the most abundant animal taxa in the marine environment. The chapter covers their life cycle, ecology, and general morphology. It includes a section that indicates the systematic placement of the taxon described within the tree of life, and lists the key marine representative illustrated in the chapter (usually to genus or family level). This section also provides information on the taxonomic authorities responsible for the classification adopted, recent changes which might have occurred, and lists relevant taxonomic sources.

Keywords:   Polychaeta, Annelida, taxonomy, zooplankton, life cycle, ecology, morphology

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