A review of the biology, ecology and potential use of the common ragworm Hediste diversicolor (O.F. Müller) (Annelida: Polychaeta)

@article{Scaps2004ARO,
  title={A review of the biology, ecology and potential use of the common ragworm Hediste diversicolor (O.F. M{\"u}ller) (Annelida: Polychaeta)},
  author={Patrick Scaps},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={470},
  pages={203-218}
}
  • P. Scaps
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Hydrobiologia
AbstractThe common ragworm Hediste diversicolor inhabits the shallow marine and brackish waters in the North Temperate Zone of the Atlantic. [...] Key Result In addition, inter-population morphological, biochemical and physiological differences have been noticed in individuals from different areas and different environmental conditions in the same areas and could be related to the limited dispersal capacity of the species. H. diversicolor interacts with its environment. The construction of burrows by…Expand

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