Oweniidae

Oweniidae

[‚ō·wə′nī·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of limivorous polychaete annelids of the Sedentaria.
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Families Dorvilleidae, Polynoidae, Oweniidae, Scalibregmatidae, Sternapsidae and Sigalionidae present in 1995, were not in 1998 survey.
The following families present in 1995 were not found in the 1998 survey: Dorvilleidae, Polynoidae, Oweniidae, Scalibregmatidae, Sternapsidae and Sigalionidae.
Most abundant families were Spionidae, Oweniidae, Cossuridae, and Ampharetidae, which accounted for 64% of the total polychaete fauna.