Marine Worms

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Bamboo tube worm – Look for hundreds of them sticking up out of the sand at low tide. Inside is a segmented worm that pulls down into the tube during low tide.
Calcareous Tubeworm?
Red trumpet calcareous tube worm – Look for limy meandering tubs with a little red “door” at the end.  The feathery red and white worm may come out.
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Red ribbon worm
Spaghetti Worm
Spaghetti worm – the beige stuff plumes out and looks like angel hair spaghetti when under water
Scaleworm
Scaleworms like to nestle into the soft folds of other creatures.. They are univalves. This one was nestled with a huge spaghetti worm.

 

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