Downward conveyor: Organisms that live vertically in the sediment, typically heads-up at the surface, and that ingest particles at the surface and egest them as faeces at depth in the sediment (adapted from Kristensen et al., 2012).
- [[DownwardConveyor|Downward conveyor]]
Definition adapted from Kristensen et al., 2012. What is bioturbation? The need for a precise definition for fauna in aquatic sciences. MEPS 446: 285-302