Bristleworm Factsheet

Daniel Martin dani at
Tue Apr 30 04:13:10 EST 1996

Edwin Cruz-Rivera wrotte:

>2)  Some fireworms have the capacity for consuming corals, but I
>don't know of any studies showing this is their only, or preferred food.
>As far as I know they are all omnivorous.

But see: Vreeland & Lasker (1989) Selective feeding of the polychaete
Hermodice carunculata Pallas on Caribbean gorgonians J. Exp. Mar. Biol.
Ecol. 129: 265-277.

Daniel Martin

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