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Feather Duster Worm (Sabellastarte sanctijosephi/spectabilis) Diver's Lodge House Reef, Lembeh. Geotagged,Indonesia,Sabellastarte spectabilis,Spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Feather Duster Worm (Sabellastarte sanctijosephi/spectabilis)

Diver's Lodge House Reef, Lembeh.

    comments (3)

  1. Absolutely beautiful! What an amazing creature! Posted 6 days ago
  2. Spectacular! Posted 6 days ago
  3. Thanks for the appreciative comments :-) Posted 6 days ago

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''Sabellastarte spectabilis'' is a species of benthic marine polychaete worm in the Sabellidae family. It is commonly known as the feather duster worm, feather duster or fan worm. It is native to tropical waters of the Indo-Pacific but has spread to other parts of the world. It is popular in aquariums because of its distinctive appearance and its ability to remove organic particles and improve water quality.

Polychaetes, or marine bristle worms, have elongated bodies divided into many.. more

Similar species: Sabellida
Species identified by Patomarazul
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Uploaded Sep 15, 2018. Captured May 16, 2018 09:31 in Paudean, South Lembeh, Bitung City, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
  • TG-5
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO200
  • 18mm