Pectinariidae


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Pectinariidae

[‚pek·tə·nə′rī·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The cone worms, a family of polychaete annelids belonging to the Sedentaria.
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Only gastropod abundance and the abundance of the polychaete families Pectinariidae and Sabellidae showed persistent negative effects of fishing.
The analysis of polychaete family abundance during the study period showed that the families Pectinariidae and Sabellidae (mainly comprising tube building, sedentary, and suspension-feeding species) were significantly, and persistently, affected by fishing (Table 1).