Sagitta elegans

Arrow worms of the family Sagitta

Scientific names: Sagitta is latin and means arrow.

Other scientific names: The two species that are common in the sea around Sweden are Sagitta setosa and Sagitta elegans.

Note: The name arrow worm is generally used for both the family Sagitta and the whole of the chaetognatha group.

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