Distribution in scandinavian waters
Maximum length: 20 cm.
Appearance: Varying colours; yellowish, greenish,
orange-red or red-brown with two dark lateral bands along
its body; usuallly with a white pigmentation on both sides
of the depression on its back. The head
has four eyes, two pairs of antennae and in the mouth are
two black jaws.
Depth: 0-40 m.
into soft bottoms from the waters edge and deeper.
Classification: Ragworms are members of the segmented worm group
under the polychaetes.