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European Fan Worm

Sabella spallanzanii (Gmelin 1791)

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Sabella spallanzanii (European Fan Worm) is a species of segmented worms in the family feather duster worms. They are native to Albania, Egypt, Portugal, Italy, Asia, Tunisia, France, Senegal, Cyprus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Israel, Syria, Guinea-Bissau, Western Sahara, Europe, Lebanon, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, Greece, Algeria, Gambia, Mauritania, Atlantic Coast Of South America, Libya, Atlantic Coast Of North America, Croatia, Morocco, and Montenegro. Individuals can grow to 200 mm. Reproduction is iteroparous. They are sessile animals.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of European fan-worm. View this species on GBIF