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Arenicola brasiliensis, egg case
Arenicola brasiliensis, egg case
(shown with Sea star asterina miniata)
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0806 1193 (2006-08-23)

Copyright © 2006 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  1987
  • latitude 36.51429   longitude -121.93141   max error distance 2252 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Point Lobos State Reserve, Carmel Bay (Monterey County, California, US)
  • family Arenicolidae
  • order Capitellida
  • class Polychaeta
  • habitat  Marine
  • notes   This is the extruded, jelly mass of fertilized eggs of the lug worm. The worm remains buried in the sand. 15 m depth.
  • camera   Nikon in Oceanic housing
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

  • common names   Lugworm (photographer)
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