Orbiniidae

Orbiniidae

[‚ȯr·bə′nī·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of polychaete annelids belonging to the Sedentaria; the prostomium is exposed, and the thorax and abdomen are weakly separated.
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Significant changes in the abundance of some families were detected, some increased their abundances: Spionidae from 17% to 48%, Orbiniidae from 4% to 13%; other families decreased in terms of abundance and number of species: Lumbrinereidae from 11% to 1.
The families Spionidae, Orbiniidae and Capitellidae displayed high densities and