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  • Korean
    • 유형동물문
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 紐形動物門
  • English
    • Ribbon Worms
  • Scientific Names
    • Nemertea
  • Japanese
    • 紐形動物門

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Ribbon Worms Phylum Nemertea

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

July 20, 2016 04:27 PM NZST

Description

I think this is a type of flat worm.
Low intertidal zone.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

What

Ribbon Worms Phylum Nemertea

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

July 20, 2016 03:54 PM NZST

Description

Lurking under a rock in the low intertidal zone.

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Photos / Sounds

What

Red Ribbon Worm Tubulanus polymorphus

Observer

sarka

Date

July 18, 2016 07:51 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ribbon Worms Phylum Nemertea

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

July 4, 2016 03:18 PM NZST

Description

Probably not a ribbon worm as it was too fat, but have to start somewhere *LOL*

Lurking under a rock that was turned over.

Photos / Sounds

What

Ribbon Worms Phylum Nemertea

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

July 4, 2016 02:07 PM NZST

Description

A ribbon worm lurking on a rock face amoung different coralline algae.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ribbon Worms Phylum Nemertea

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

July 4, 2016 02:45 PM NZST

Description

A ribbon worm lurking on a rock face amoung different upright coralline algae.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Ribbon Worm Tubulanus polymorphus

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 3, 2016 12:59 PM MST

Description

This Tubulanus polymorphus (Orange aka Red Ribbon Worm) was under a rock at the minus tide. It was about a foot long, but could probably stretch even more.

Photos / Sounds

What

Ribbon Worms Phylum Nemertea

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

June 17, 2016

Description

Lurking under a rock in Brittle Star Alley.

Low intertidal / shallow sub tidal zone.

Photos / Sounds

What

Ribbon Worms Phylum Nemertea

Observer

fmgee

Date

April 13, 2016

Place

Tofino (Google, OSM)

Description

Not sure if this is even a Polychaete?

from benthic grab

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ribbon Worms Phylum Nemertea

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

June 5, 2016

Description

Another type of flatworm lurking in the low intertidal zone under a rock.

Photos / Sounds

What

purple ribbon worm Paranemertes peregrina

Observer

kestrel

Date

June 10, 2016 08:58 AM MST

Photos / Sounds

What

Ribbon Worms Phylum Nemertea

Observer

rebeccafay

Date

June 8, 2016 08:22 AM MST
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Description from Wikipedia

Nemertea is a phylum of invertebrate animals also known as "ribbon worms" or "proboscis worms". Alternative names for the phylum have included Nemertini, Nemertinea and Rhynchocoela. Although most are less than 20 centimetres (7.9 in) long, one specimen has been estimated at 54 metres (177 ft), which would make it the longest animal ever found. Most are very slim, usually only a few millimeters wide, although a few have relatively short but wide bodies. Many have patterns of...

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