Golfingia margaritacea (Sars, 1851)
peanut worm
Golfingia margaritacea
photo by Arntz, Wolf E.

Family:  Golfingiidae (golfingiids)
Max. size: 
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 1 - 5300 m
Distribution:  156317. Arctic and Northeast Pacific.
Biology:  Benthic (Ref. 85346). Found from the subtidal areas to 5,300 m in depth (Ref. 87801). Sipunculans are nonselective suspension or deposit feeders (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans: 
Country info:   

Entered by: Dar, Christine - 11.12.05
Modified by: Garcia, Mark Anthony - 04.10.19

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