Species under Nereis
n= 76
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Nereis acuminata
unspecified
Western Central Atlantic
Nereis acutifolia
Ehlers, 1901
Eastern Pacific
Nereis aibuhitensis
(Grube, 1878)
sand worm Northwest Pacific
Nereis alatopalpis
Wesenberg-Lund, 1949
Northwest Pacific
Nereis angelensis
Fauchald, 1972
Eastern Pacific
Nereis anoculopsis
Fauchald, 1972
Eastern Pacific
Nereis anomala
(Gravier, 1902)
Indo-West Pacific and the Mediterranean Sea
Nereis baolingi
de León-González & Solís-Weiss, 2000
Eastern Pacific
Nereis callaona
(Grube, 1857)
Eastern Pacific and Western Atlantic
Nereis casoae
de León-González & Solís-Weiss, 2001
Eastern Pacific
Nereis caymanensis
Fauchald, 1977
Western Central Atlantic
Nereis coutieri
Gravier, 1899
Indo-West Pacific
Nereis dayana
Sun & Shen, 1978
Northwest Pacific
Nereis denhamensis
Augener, 1913
Indo-West Pacific
Nereis deplanata
Mohammad, 1971
Western Indian Ocean
Nereis dorsolobata
Hartmann-Schröder, 1965
Southeast Pacific
Nereis eakini
Hartman, 1936
Eastern Pacific
Nereis egregicirrata
Treadwell, 1924
Western Central Atlantic
Nereis ehrenbergi
Grube, 1868
Western Indian Ocean
Nereis elitoralis
Eliason, 1962
Northeast Atlantic
Nereis ethiopiae
Day, 1965
Western Indian Ocean
Nereis eugeniae
(Kinberg, 1866)
Southeast Pacific
Nereis falcaria
(Wiley, 1905)
Indo-West Pacific and Western Central Atlantic
Nereis fallax
Quatrefages, 1865
Northeast Atlantic
Nereis falsa
Quatrefages, 1865
Western Central Atlantic and Eastern Pacific
Nereis filicaudata
Fauvel, 1951
Western Indian Ocean
Nereis ghardaqae
Hartmann-Schröder, 1960
Western Indian Ocean
Nereis gilchristi
unspecified
Mediterranean Sea
Nereis goajirana
Augener, 1933
Western Central Atlantic
Nereis grayi
Pettibone, 1956
Western Central Atlantic
Nereis grubei
(Kinberg, 1866)
Eastern Pacific
Nereis guangdongensis
Wu, Sun & Yang, 1981
Northwest Pacific
Nereis heteromorpha
(Horst, 1924)
Northwest Pacific
Nereis homogompha
Rullier, 1972
Western Central Pacific
Nereis inflata
de León-González & Solís-Weiss, 2001
Eastern Pacific
Nereis jacksoni
Kinberg, 1866
Indo-Pacific and Western Atlantic
Nereis kobiensis
McIntosh, 1885
Eastern Pacific
Nereis lamellosa
Ehlers, 1868
Western Central Atlantic, Eastern Pacific and the Mediterranean Sea
Nereis latescens
Chamberlin, 1919
Eastern Pacific
Nereis longilingulis
Monro, 1937
Western Indian Ocean
Nereis longisetis
McIntosh, 1885
Northeast Atlantic
Nereis maculata
Kinberg, 1866
Western Pacific
Nereis mancorae
Berkeley & Berkeley, 1961
Eastern Pacific
Nereis mediator
Chamberlin, 1919
Eastern Pacific
Nereis micromma
unspecified
Western Central Atlantic
Nereis mirabilis
(Kinberg, 1866)
Indo-Pacific, Western Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea
Nereis moroccensis
Amoureux, 1976
Eastern Central Atlantic
Nereis multignatha
Imajima & Hartman, 1964
Northwest Pacific
Nereis neogracilis
Mohammad, 1970
Western Indian Ocean
Nereis nichollsi
Kott, 1951
Northwest Pacific
Nereis panamensis
Fauchald, 1977
Western Central Atlantic
Nereis paucidentata
(Moore, 1903)
Eastern Pacific
Nereis pelagica
Linnaeus, 1761
Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea 20.32
Nereis perivisceralis
Claparède, 1868
Mediterranean Sea
Nereis persica
Fauvel, 1911
Indo-West Pacific, Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Nereis piscesae
Blake & Hilbig, 1990
Northeast Pacific
Nereis procera
Ehlers, 1868
little pileworm sea-nymph Eastern Pacific
Nereis pseudonereis
Hartman, 1940
Eastern Pacific
Nereis pulsatoria
(Savigny, 1822)
Mediterranean Sea
Nereis rava
Ehlers, 1868
Eastern Pacific and the Mediterranean Sea
Nereis reducta
Hartmann-Schröder, 1960
Western Indian Ocean
Nereis rigida
Grube, 1857
Western Central Atlantic
Nereis riisei
Grube, 1857
Western Central Atlantic and Eastern Pacific
Nereis sandersi
Blake, 1985
Eastern Pacific
Nereis sarsoensis
Hartmann-Schröder, 1960
Western Indian Ocean
Nereis sinica
Wu & Sun, 1979
Northwest Pacific
Nereis splendida
Grube, 1840
Mediterranean Sea
Nereis surugaense
Imajima, 1972
Northwest Pacific
Nereis tentaculata
Kinberg, 1866
Eastern Pacific
Nereis trifasciata
Grube, 1878
Indo-West Pacific
Nereis usticensis
Cantone, Catalono & Badalamenti, 2003
Mediterranean Sea
Nereis veleronis
Hartman, 1940
Eastern Pacific
Nereis vexillosa
Grube, 1851
pile worm Eastern Pacific
Nereis victoriana
Augener, 1918
Western Central Atlantic
Nereis zhongshaensis
Shen & Sun, 1978
Northwest Pacific
Nereis zonata
Malmgren, 1867
Indo-Pacific, Northeast Atlantic and the Arctic
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