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Annelid (Segmented Worm)

Description:

Anyone know the ID on the annelid (segmented worm)? It had a blue/green/iridescent sheen on top, and was bring red/yellow underneath. Truly a beautiful animal!

Habitat:

I came across this beautiful worm in the intertidal zone on a beach in Parksville, BC. It was underwater (just a few inches deep) but above the sand at the time of spotting.

Notes:

All photos by me. Connect with me at www.alenaesphotography.com :)

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3 Comments

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 3 years ago

Nereis species perhaps. Family Nereididae.

A beautiful creature- love the third pic.

LivesInADream
LivesInADream 3 years ago

Thanks @Maria dB!

Maria dB
Maria dB 3 years ago

Interesting spotting!

LivesInADream
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LivesInADream

Parksville, British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on Mar 6, 2018
Submitted on Mar 8, 2018

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