Found under a log on the concrete patio
These are really fast to disappear, but they are also fast to reapear so I don's have to lurk long before getting a photo of the fan.
These worms make thin tubes of mucus and sand, then crawl out of them when disturbed. Subtidal. Pulled up on settling plates and associated lines in the harbor, while surveying for tunicates.
More zoomed out version of the worm.
The annelids (also called "ringed worms"), formally called Annelida (from Latin anellus "little ring"), are a large phylum of segmented worms, with over 2,000 modern species including ragworms, earthworms and leeches. They are found in marine environments from tidal zones to hydrothermal vents, in freshwater, and in moist terrestrial environments.They are bilaterally symmetrical, triploblastic, coelomate organisms.They have parapodia for locomotion. Although most textbooks still use the traditional division into polychaetes (almost all marine), oligochaetes (which include...