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Acoel Flatworm - Waminoa brickneri The 2 small brown thing are the Acoel Flatworm, seen here on Bubble Corals, one of their food source. Acoel Flatworm,Anilao,Batangas,Philippines,Waminoa brickneri Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Acoel Flatworm - Waminoa brickneri

The 2 small brown thing are the Acoel Flatworm, seen here on Bubble Corals, one of their food source.

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  1. Oh I feel so stupid now. Also on that other photo with the tentacles I though the whole thing was the species :) Posted 2 years ago
    1. Its understandable, Ferdy as you are not familiar with marine life :D Posted 2 years ago

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Waminoa brickneri is a worm from the Convolutidae family, which belongs to the Acoelomorpha strain. While the majority of acoels live in marine sediments, some, usually identified as Waminoa sp., have been found associated with corals, living closely appressed to their external surfaces.

Similar species: Acoela
Species identified by Albert Kang
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By Albert Kang

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Uploaded Aug 10, 2018. Captured Aug 10, 2018 08:44.
  • TG-5
  • f/6.3
  • 1/320s
  • ISO200
  • 18mm