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A encrusting sand tube worm (Sabellaria sp.) on the shell of a North America or common oyster (Crassostrea virginica) photographed at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium.

Also attached are ivory barnacles (Balanus eburneus).

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A encrusting sand tube worm (Sabellaria sp.) on the shell of a North America or common oyster (Crassostrea virginica) photographed at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium.

Also attached are ivory barnacles (Balanus eburneus).

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A pair of sand disc bryozoans (Discoporella doma) photographed at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium.

This animal provides shelter for many other organisms. Inside is calcareus tube worm (Hydroides crucigera) and encrusting sand tube worm (Sabellaria sp.)

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A pair of sand disc bryozoans (Discoporella doma) photographed at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium.

This animal provides shelter for many other organisms. Inside is calcareus tube worm (Hydroides crucigera) and encrusting sand tube worm (Sabellaria sp.)

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A plumed worm (Diopatra cuprea) photographed at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium.
You’re looking at the casing, which the worm inside pastes little bits of algae and marine debris as camouflage.

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A plumed worm (Diopatra cuprea) photographed at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium.
You’re looking at the casing, which the worm inside pastes little bits of algae and marine debris as camouflage.

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Wild nightcrawlers (Lumbricus terrestris) caught in Lincoln, Nebraska. These are considered an invasive species in the United States.

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Eighteen-scaled worm (Halosydna brevisetosa) at the
Trinity Western University.

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Eighteen-scaled worm (Halosydna brevisetosa) at the
Trinity Western University.

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Northern feather duster worm (Eudistylia vancouveri) at the Trinity Western University.

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Northern feather duster worm (Eudistylia vancouveri) at the Trinity Western University.

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A ball of California blackworms (Lumbriculus variegatus) at Western Kentucky University.

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A ball of California blackworms (Lumbriculus variegatus) at Western Kentucky University.

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