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    • Ribbon Worms
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    • Nemertea

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Recent observations

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Observer

josep

Date

April 19, 2015 10:52 AM CEST

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Square

What

Ribbon Worms Phylum Nemertea

Observer

thefruithunter

Date

January 22, 2015 04:48 PM PST

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Square

What

Ribbon Worms Phylum Nemertea

Observer

kestrel

Date

April 8, 2015 09:41 AM PDT

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dpom

Date

April 8, 2015 09:38 AM PDT

Description

about 18 inches long

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kelsifurman

Date

March 30, 2015 02:45 PM PDT

Description

Worm seen submerged in a small tide pool on a rock in the intertidal. The worm was not moving. Looked similar to an earth worm due to its clitelum.

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deneb16

Date

March 21, 2015

Description

Debajo de una roca, en el intermareal.

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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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metsa

Date

February 16, 2015 03:53 PM PST

Description

found by someone in the Redwood Tours group

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robberfly

Date

February 16, 2015 03:49 PM PST

Description

Fantastic first!

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anudibranchmom

Date

February 16, 2015 03:52 PM PST

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What

Worms Phylum Nemertea

Observer

dave-barry

Date

February 13, 2015

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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.

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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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