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|date of photo Jun 1982
location Carmel Bay (Monterey County, California, US)family Serpulidaeorder Sabellidaclass Polychaetahabitat subtidalnotes These skittish little worms will instantaneously retract their gill plumes into a calcareous tube following a shadow or other disturbance. The funnel-shaped operculum then blocks the tube's entrance. Gill plumes about 10 mm. Depth 10m.camera Nikon in Oceanic housingphoto category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other
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