Sabellidae

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Sabellidae

[sə′bel·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of sedentary polychaete annelids often occurring in intertidal depths but descending to great abyssal depths; one of two families that make up the feather-duster worms.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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