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Nephtys caeca  (Polychaete Worm)

Photo of Nephtys caeca by <a href="http://morrisoncreek.org/">Kathryn Clouston</a>
© Kathryn Clouston (Photo ID #69833)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Comox, BC Photographer Kathryn Clouston
Habitat beside eelgrass bed
Photo Date August 09, 2014 Upload Date August 10, 2014
Elevation (m) 100
UTM Zone # Latitude 49.6716666666667
UTM Easting Longitude -124.937222222222
UTM Northing Photo ID # 69833
Notes before it realized it had been dug up this worm threw out its insides (proboscis?) several times and drew it back in to feed. There were several and they appeared to have an iridescent stripe and were quite short and stout, like a peanut worm.

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