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Lugworm Cast

Arenicola marina

Description:

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!

Habitat:

longbeach ,california

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5 Comments

Mary Alliston Butt
Mary Alliston Butt 5 years ago

Not a problem

Hema
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
Hema 5 years ago

Thanks Machi. Looks like a Lugworm.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lugworm

Machi
Machi 5 years ago
Hema
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Hema

California, USA

Spotted on May 31, 2016
Submitted on May 31, 2016

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