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    • Ribbon Worms
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    • Nemertea

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Recent observations

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Observer

wendy5

Date

April 20, 2014

Description

I love the name of this Orange Ribbon Worm, Tubulanus polymorphus , because it truly is polymorphus. In this case, I gently pulled it a little bit out of its hole, and its form completely changed. This is only the second time I've seen one of these.

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What

Ribbon Worms Phylum Nemertea

Observer

dpom

Date

April 17, 2014

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No photos or sounds

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ebrown813

Date

April 1, 2014

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dotnorris

Date

March 28, 2014

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Date

March 29, 2014

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Date

March 29, 2014

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dotnorris

Date

March 28, 2014

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jimsteamer

Date

June 5, 1974

Description

100X magnification

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Observer

kueda

Date

December 2, 2013 03:06 PM PST

Description

There were crazy numbers of nemerteans out hunting. Made me happy to be large.

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kueda

Date

November 1, 2013 07:34 PM COT

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Observer

allisonjgong

Date

May 27, 2013

Place

Pigeon Point Lighthouse (Google, OSM)

Description

Worm was crawling over and into tubes of Phragmatopoma californica

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Observer

pintail

Date

March 18, 2006

Description

Yesan, south Korea

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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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