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Calcareous Tubeworm embedded Among Bryozoan
Serpula columbiana

Location

Monterey, CA, USA

Date

11/02/2018

Description

This feathery plume structure belonging not to a bird but a calcareous tubeworm, used for respiration and filter feeding.

Photo Link

https://www.katevylet.com/SaltwaterDetails/i-hr8MqnD/A

Learn More

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serpula_columbiana
Kate Vylet
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