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    • Ribbon Worms
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    • Nemertea

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Recent observations

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Observer

deneb16

Date

March 21, 2015

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Observer

direbecca

Date

February 17, 2015

Description

3 individuals (pictured) - longer ones were about 3" to 4" long & shorter one was about 2" long. Observed during -.78 low tide.

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Observer

metsa

Date

February 16, 2015 03:53 PM PST

Description

found by someone in the Redwood Tours group

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Observer

robberfly

Date

February 16, 2015 03:49 PM PST

Description

Fantastic first!

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Square

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

February 16, 2015 03:52 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Worms Phylum Nemertea

Observer

dave-barry

Date

February 13, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 18, 2015 02:41 PM PST

Description

Or perhaps another type of ribbon worm? About 1/3" long. Had a white ring around its head and was very active.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ribbon Worms Phylum Nemertea

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 3, 2015 04:32 PM PST

Description

About 2" long, above the water line.

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Square

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 03:32 PM PST

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Square

Observer

marisa_a

Date

September 13, 2014 09:58 AM PDT

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Observer

mcduck

Date

April 10, 2008

Description

Found in rocky intertidal.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

mcduck

Date

March 30, 1974

Description

Found in intertidal mudflats. Photo scanned from 35mm slide.

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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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