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Axiothella rubrocincta  (Red-Banded Bamboo Worm)

Photo of Axiothella rubrocincta by Les Leighton
© Les Leighton (Photo ID #13264)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Crescent Beach, Surrey, BC Photographer Les Leighton
Habitat Mudflats, Salt Marshes
Photo Date March 22, 2011 Upload Date March 22, 2011
Elevation (m)
UTM Zone # Latitude 49.045280456543
UTM Easting Longitude -122.890602111816
UTM Northing Photo ID # 13264
Notes Tiny, parchment-like brittle tubes protruding from the surface of the sand or mud show where the Red-banded Bamboo-Worm resides. The visible tube may be up to 3 cm long and is thought to brood juveniles as well as part of the worm's feeding strategy.

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