Eunice grubei   Gravier,  1900 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polychaeta

Size: 150-230 mm. by 7 mm.

Color: In spirit, uniformly dark grey-brown, iridescent.

Tentacles articulate. Gills begin on 3rd-4th foot; they attain to 4-10 filaments and continue nearly to the last segments. Acicula dark or yellow. Acicular setae bidentate.

Synonym (s)
Eunice grubei Fauchald, 1992
Eunice grubei Fauvel, 1933
Eunice grubei Fauvel, 1933
Eunice grubei Fauvel, 1951
Eunice grubei Fauvel, 1955
Eunice grubei Fauvel, 1957
Eunice grubei Fishelson & Rullier, 1969
Eunice grubei Hartman, 1974
Eunice micropion Marenzeller, 1879
Eunice grubei Gravier, 1900

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Gulf of Aden
• Red Sea
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar Islands INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (2004) AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation University of California at Berkeley, USA Available at -
  • Wehe, T and Fiege, D (2002) Annotated checklist of the polychaete species of the seas surrounding the Arabian Peninsula: Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea, Gulf of Oman, Arabian Gulf Fauna of Arabia 19 7-238 Available at -
  • Fauchald, K (1992) A review of the genus Eunice (Polychaeta: Eunicidae) based upon type material Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. 523 1-422 Available at - NIO, RC Kochi
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Fauvel, P (1953) The fauna of India including Pakistan, Ceylon, Burma and Malaya: Annelida, Polychaeta The Indian press ltd., Allahabad 507 pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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