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Agassiz's Peanut Worm or Pacific Peanut Worm

Phascolosoma Agassizii

Description:

A small peanut worm with a rough texture and dark coloring around the extendable front end.

Habitat:

Found being pushed around in gentle surf among rocks near Monterey Harbor.

Notes:

Thought it was a tunicate at first. The movements of the extendable apparatus were quite cool to watch.

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BenHoldridge
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BenHoldridge

Monterey, California, USA

Spotted on Feb 24, 2014
Submitted on Sep 2, 2014

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