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Christmas tree worm

Spirobranchus giganteus


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.


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

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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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