Cirriformia tentaculata is a species of segmented worms in the family red threads worms. They are surficial modifiers. Individuals can grow to 200 mm. Reproduction is iteroparous. They are sessile animals.
Definition: directly or indirectly modulating the availability of resources to other species, by causing physical state changes in biotic or abiotic materials; modifying, maintaining and/or creating habitats
Definition: Some deposit feeders do not ingest sediment haphazardly but use their palps or buccal organs to sort organic material from the sediment prior to ingestion. The method of sorting varies according to the types of palps present.