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Christmas tree worm

Spirobranchus giganteus


Very typical in most coral reefs of the world. They are worms that live in a tube embedded in the coral and come out to feed. If they feel any water vibration nearby they quickly slip back into their tube. Exist in many colors.


Red Sea in this case.

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ceherzog 12 years ago

Very wonderful. I might need to learn to scuba dive!

The MnMs
The MnMs 12 years ago

Thanks! I have more pics with many of them of different colors made in anotehr location. I will post them too.

alicelongmartin 12 years ago


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البحر الأحممر, Egypt

Spotted on Nov 10, 2009
Submitted on Jun 18, 2011

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