Taxonomy
Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Annelida
Class
Polychaeta
Subclass
Palpata
Order
Phyllodocida
Family
Nephtyidae
Genus
Nephtys
Species
picta
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Min Depth
6 meters
Max Depth
65 meters
Overall Geographic Range
Canada to Florida, Gulf of Mexico
Habitat-Biology
  • soft substrate (muds, sands, clays)
  • burrower or borer