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Phoronis vancouverensis
Phoronis vancouverensis
Phoronid Worm
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0505 0072 (2005-05-02)

Copyright © 2005 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  between 1980 and 1986
  • latitude 36.81856   longitude -121.79270   max error distance 26012 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Monterey Bay (Monterey County, California, US)
  • habitat  Subtidal
  • notes   These tiny worms are suspension feeders utilizing a crown of ciliated tentacles only about 3 mm across, the lophophore, as seen here. These were found on a piling beneath the municipal wharf, the only place we have seen them.
  • camera   Nikonos
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

  • common names   Phoronid Worm (photographer)
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