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Priapulans: Priapulida

Physical Characteristics, Behavior And Reproduction, No Common Name (priapulus Caudatus): Species AccountGEOGRAPHIC RANGE, HABITAT, DIET, PRIAPULANS AND PEOPLE, CONSERVATION STATUS

NO COMMON NAME (Priapulus caudatus): SPECIES ACCOUNT

Priapulans live all over the world.


Priapulans live in sand and mud in all oceans at all depths. Larger priapulans live in colder waters. Small priapulans are most common in shallow tropical waters.


Priapulans eat sea worms.

Because they are considered living fossils, priapulans are important for research.

Did You Know?

The skeleton of priapulans is nothing but fluid.

Priapulans are not considered threatened or endangered.

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