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Term Infauna
Definition

A group of organisms that live among sediment particles in an aquatic environment. They dig and move inside the substratum (mud and sand) or build tunnels, passages or burrows. This group is part of the benthic community, which includes bivalves and echinoid organisms, among others.

See benthos

 
 

Additional Information
GraphicLa ceradosterma es una especie infaunal
Topic  BiodiversityResources coastal / marine