Polychaetes display a wide variety of methods of reproduction. Here we see how a polychaete is producing 'stolons' by budding. They will eventually detach and become planktonic. Male and female stolons mate during a nocturnal dance. The stolons are incapable of feeding and die after mating.

Part of the Collection of the Other Invertebrates of the Micropolitan Museum © Wim van Egmond