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Lugworm Cast

Arenicola marina


I saw quite afew of these egg masses left behind in low tide. My guess is that they could be Sea hare eggs.El nino has been very generous with these!


longbeach ,california

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Mary Alliston Butt
Mary Alliston Butt 5 years ago

Not a problem

Hema 5 years ago

Thanks, Mary Alliston Butt.Would you be able to identify an underwater tunnel and a lugworm home. i am planning to put up a couple of pictures now.

Mary Alliston Butt
Mary Alliston Butt 5 years ago

Yes, it is a lugworm cast
So the lugworm is not there, but they created this as they were ingesting then digesting the sand. It's very interesting, you should read up on it :)

Hema 5 years ago

Thanks Machi. Looks like a Lugworm.

Machi 5 years ago
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Spotted on May 31, 2016
Submitted on May 31, 2016

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