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    • Echiura
  • English
    • Spoon Worms
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    • Gusanos cuchara

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Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Echiura."

Recent observations

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sttchwtch

Date

October 29, 2016 06:10 PM PDT

Description

What is this?

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Date

November 12, 2016 01:25 PM MST

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What

Fat Innkeeper Worm Urechis caupo

Observer

gbentall

Date

November 15, 2016 08:51 AM PST

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What

Fat Innkeeper Worm Urechis caupo

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anudibranchmom

Date

October 20, 2016 09:17 AM PDT

Description

Guts squirting everywhere! Nice breakfast...

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What

Green Spoonworm Bonellia viridis

Date

September 25, 2016

Description

Ph. Giacomo Berzacola

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Observer

ponkyjoe

Date

July 23, 2016 10:49 AM PDT

Description

Spoon worm with egg cluster

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What

Green Spoonworm Bonellia viridis

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zanskar

Date

August 13, 2016 06:52 PM CEST

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Green Spoonworm Bonellia viridis

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jujurenoult

Date

August 13, 2016 04:54 PM CEST

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Fat Innkeeper Worm Urechis caupo

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gbentall

Date

June 22, 2016 03:11 PM PDT

Description

Benthic surveys, Elkhorn Slough

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What

Fat Innkeeper Worm Urechis caupo

Observer

gbentall

Date

June 3, 2016 01:29 PM PDT

Description

A favorite sea otter prey item in harbors and estuaries. The process of consumption of these "weenie worms" is not for the squeamish.

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Fat Innkeeper Worm Urechis caupo

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saadb

Date

June 2, 2016 03:04 PM PDT

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What

Spoon Worms Subclass Echiura

Observer

qqq

Date

May 16, 2016 11:20 AM PDT

Description

This spoon worm has undergone a genetic mutation and has now lost the ability to be seen as a worm. Obviously a survivor adaptation to fool there predators and the ability to leave out of water
- Quintin Edward

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Description from Wikipedia

The Echiura, or spoon worms, are a small group of marine animals. Once treated as a separate phylum, they are now universally considered to represent derived annelid worms, which have lost their segmentation. The majority of echiurans live in shallow water, but there are also deep sea forms. More than 230 species have been described. The Echiura fossilise poorly and the earliest known specimen is from the Upper Carboniferous (Pennsylvanian). However, U-shaped fossil burrows that could...

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