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Tubeworms on oarweed Tube worms that filter feed in the littoral zone Isle of Jura,Spirorbis spirorbis,tubeworm Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Tubeworms on oarweed

Tube worms that filter feed in the littoral zone

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  1. That is really neat! Posted 16 days ago
    1. In the clean water, they're everywhere, Christine Posted 16 days ago
      1. Nice! I saw some this past summer, but had never realized what they were before that:
        Sinistral Spiral Tubeworm - Spirorbis borealis White, flattened, spiral (clockwise) tubes that are about 3 mm in diameter.<br />
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Habitat: Tidal pools during low tide Geotagged,Serpulidae,Sinistral Spiral Tubeworm,Spirorbis,Spirorbis borealis,Summer,United States,hard tube worm,marine polychaete,polychaete,sedentary polychaete,tubeworm
        Posted 16 days ago
        1. Nice, lovely palette of colours there Christine!
          Posted 16 days ago
          1. Thanks! Posted 16 days ago

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''Spirorbis spirorbis'' is a small coiled polychaete that lives attached to seaweeds and eel grass in shallow saltwater.

Similar species: Fan-head Worms
Species identified by NattyOne
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Uploaded Nov 7, 2020. Captured Oct 30, 2020 12:16.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/5.0
  • 1/128s
  • ISO250
  • 100mm