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    • Ribbon Worms
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    • Nemertea
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    • 紐形動物門

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

February 7, 2016 09:26 AM NZDT

Description

3 specimens shown here. Large numbers under rocks along the intertidal zone.
Matches the description by Gibson 2002.

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Observer

davidr

Date

January 22, 2016 01:31 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

What

Ribbon Worms Phylum Nemertea

Observer

floydreed

Date

January 22, 2016 02:48 PM HST

Description

It was under an overturned rock with an ant colony and some wood cockroaches nearby.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

January 21, 2016

Description

About 5 feet up a Fuchsia tree, hiding under some damp papery bark.
Almost certainly Antiponemertes pantini, based on Moore 2001 and Gibson 2002.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ribbon Worms Phylum Nemertea

Observer

dpom

Date

January 11, 2016 03:00 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jakob

Date

November 27, 2015 12:17 AM CET

Place

Hienghène (Google, OSM)

Description

At night and low tide on reef flat

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

dremsen

Date

August 8, 2013

Description

Species found on MBL dock during Rapid Assessment Survey of Marine Species at New England Bays and Harbors. See http://www.mass.gov/eea/docs/czm/invasives/ras-2013-final.pdf
All species identified by taxonomic experts - see publication.

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Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ribbon Worms Phylum Nemertea

Observer

kestrel

Date

December 9, 2015 03:37 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Ribbon Worms Phylum Nemertea

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

November 23, 2015 02:50 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Ribbon Worms Phylum Nemertea

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

November 23, 2015 02:11 PM PST

Description

Foraging above the water line.

Photos / Sounds

What

Ribbon Worms Phylum Nemertea

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

November 10, 2015 03:59 PM PST

Description

Pink with white blotches. About 1" long. Under rock on silt/sand.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

purple ribbon worm Paranemertes peregrina

Observer

skunktefied

Date

October 28, 2015

Description

This worm was discovered out at Cattle Point during low tide. It was about four inches long and very thin.It was very slimy and in segmented. It looked darker purple/black but the picture flash makes it look more brown then purple.

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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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