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Recent observations

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Square

What

Reddish Variable Sandworm Lineus ruber

Observer

guidos

Date

June 24, 2015

Place

Gulen (Google, OSM)

Description

Found it when turning a stone.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bootlace Worm Lineus longissimus

Observer

guidos

Date

June 19, 2015

Place

Gulen (Google, OSM)

Description

it can grow up to 60 meters

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

June 17, 2015 07:41 AM PDT

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What

Ribbon Worms Phylum Nemertea

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

June 12, 2015 08:11 AM PDT

Description

On dock.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

tina2

Date

May 23, 2015 01:42 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

parkscanada-cbc

Date

May 23, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

Observer

parkscanada-cbc

Date

May 23, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

May 18, 2015 06:45 AM PDT

Description

About 1" long, under rubble.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

guidos

Date

May 17, 2015

Place

Gulen (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

May 9, 2015 09:37 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

guidos

Date

May 8, 2015

Place

Gulen (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

dpom

Date

May 8, 2015 08:10 AM PDT
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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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