Osedax rubiplumus

Author: Rouse et al. 2004


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Habitat description: Benthic, on vertebrate bones.

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Rouse, G.W., S.K. Goffredi, and R.C. Vrijenhoek (2004). Osedax: Bone-eating marine worms with dwarf males. Science, 305: 668-671. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1098650

Citation: Osedax rubiplumus (Rouse et al. 2004) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Osedax%20rubiplumus. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-08-09.
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