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Christmas Tree Worm

Spirobranchus giganteus

Description:

A common sight for divers, it is a polychaete tube building worm who's "crowns" are highly modified respiratory systems.

Habitat:

"SNO" sight at the great barrier reef among the rock and coral formations.

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thrownshuriken
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thrownshuriken

Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Jan 1, 2014
Submitted on Jan 7, 2014

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