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Tube Worm Defense Mechanism
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Tube Worm Defense Mechanism
This is an unidentified species of tube worm, though likely of the family Sabellidae (feather duster worms). Watch this strange sea creature disappear within seconds of sensing danger.


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Posted by nova on May 26, 2011
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Comments

Posted by spock on May 26, 2011 at 9:33 pm
I have made a post on Reddit, hopefully somebody on there can help us ID this thing.
Posted by nova on May 26, 2011 at 9:34 pm
Thanks spock, it is much appreciated. Between our community and theirs, I have no doubt we'll come across an answer.
Posted by nova on May 27, 2011 at 3:27 pm
Species (probably) identified :)
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