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Hyalinoecia sp. worm (onuphid worm) emerging from tube Blennywatcher.com

The Turning Worm – Hyalinoecia sp.

January 20, 2015

Lembeh Strait Indonesia, May 2014 ~ What if you carried your home around with you – one that you built yourself – what shape would it be? If you were a worm, then I guess a tube would make sense. I watched the tiny, one-and-a-half-inch, onuphid worm in its clear tube, struggling to negotiate the clumps of algae that covered the black sand slope: stretch forward and grab something, pause, yank the tube forward, feel around, reach sideways and grab … Read more The Turning Worm – Hyalinoecia sp.