Gallery worm

Gallery worm

Capitella capitata
Scale 4 Diat: omnivore , Hierachy 3


Animalia, Annelida, Polychaeta

The gallery worm occurs in muddy sand and is tolerant of stressful conditions including pollution. Its food items range from size 3 to 4.

Habitats: rocky & sandy shore, estuarine

Graphic by UK Marine