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Phoronids: Phoronida

Physical Characteristics, Habitat, Behavior And Reproduction, No Common Name (phoronis Ijimai): Species AccountGEOGRAPHIC RANGE, DIET, PHORONIDS AND PEOPLE, CONSERVATION STATUS

NO COMMON NAME (Phoronis ijimai): SPECIES ACCOUNT

Phoronids are found in all oceans and seas, except the Antarctic Ocean.

Phoronids eat algae (AL-jee), small animal larvae (LAR-vee), and other plankton floating in the water.


Phoronids do not impact people or their activities.


No species is considered threatened or endangered.

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Animal Life ResourceMollusks, Crustaceans, and Related Species