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Christmas tree worm

Spirobranchus giganteus

Description:

The worm has two colorful spiral structures, witch is most common feature seen outside the tube. The multicolored spirals are highly derived structures for feeding and respiration.

Habitat:

Widely distributed throughout the world's tropical oceans. It is commonly found embedded in coral heads.


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DanielePralong
DanielePralong 5 days ago

Hi Marek!

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จังหวัดพังงา, Thailand

Lat: 8.60, Long: 97.63

Spotted on Jan 11, 2018
Submitted on Jan 11, 2018

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