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Gallery - Worms and stuff

[seamat1]Sea Mat (Membranipora membranacea)

Sea Mat is an Bryozoan or Sea Moss, often found on Kelp washed up on the Strandline.


[sandmason1]Sandmason Tubes (Lanice conchilega)

Large numbers of these tubes can be washed up on the beach after a storm or strong waves, more likely to find these on sandy beaches.


[Keelworm1]Keelworms (Spirobranchus spp.)

Keelworms tubes are white which are found on the strandline on shells and fishing litter.


[seamouse4]Sea Mouse (Aphrodita aculeata)

This is a species of Scale Worm which lives beneath sandy seabeds and may get occasionally be washed out by strong waves.



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