Eteone flava (Fabricius, 1780)
Synonyms: Nereis flava (Fabricius, 1780), Eteone sarsi (Malmgren, 1867),
Eteone depressa (Malmgren, 1865), Eteone flava (Bergström, 1914)
Up to 120 mm for 300 chaetigers.
Alive animals rose-red to orange. Eyes dark red. Preserved animals varying from yellow to brownish, often with darker pigment present medially and laterally on prostomium, laterally on segment 1 and irregularly distributed on the body.
Sediments with muddy sand and mud. Depth distribution uncertain due to possible confusion with other species.
Surface deposit feeder.
Omnivore, predator, scavenger.
Arctic-boreal, both Atlantic and Pacific