Taxonomy
Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Annelida
Class
Polychaeta
Subclass
Palpata
Order
Phyllodocida
Family
Nephtyidae
Genus
Aglaophamus
Species
verrilli
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Min Depth
5 meters
Max Depth
189 meters
Overall Geographic Range
Temperate and subtropical waters of western Atlantic Ocean; Gulf of Mexico
Habitat-Biology
  • soft substrate (muds, sands, clays)
  • burrower or borer