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Aphrodita aculeata (sea mouse)
Subject: Aphrodita aculeata (sea mouse)
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Aphrodita aculeata (sea mouse)

Author Alfred Goldsborough Mayer (1868–1922)
Subject: Aphrodite aculeata
Tag: Invertebrates
Date 1905
Source/Photographer English: Mayer, Alfred Goldsborough (1906) Sea-Shore Life : the Invertebrates of the New York Coast and the Adjacent Coast Region, New York City, NY: A. S. Barnes & Company

Aphrodita aculeata - sea mouse
The sea mouse (Aphrodita aculeata) is a marine polychaete worm found in the North Atlantic, North Sea, Baltic Sea, and Mediterranean. It has an oval-shaped body covered in iridescent setae, and it feeds on small crabs and other worms. At depths of over 3,000 meters, the sea mice thrive in the deep sea.

Order: Phyllodocida
Family: Aphroditidae
Genus: Aphrodita
Species: Aphrodita aculeata Linnaeus, 1758

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