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Common Fireworm

Eurythoe complanata

Description:

Sexual dimorphism: males are whitish because of the spermatozoa in the coelom; females are pinkish red due to the pinkish colored oocytes. They are voracious carnivores feeding on sponges, hydroids, coral polyps and ascidians. Reproduces both asexually (regeneration) and sexually.

Habitat:

The Sampler, Klein Bonaire.

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Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 2 years ago

Your photos are just wonderfully clear and crisp !

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Bonaire, Caribisch Nederland, Netherlands

Spotted on Sep 14, 2017
Submitted on Jan 27, 2018

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