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Posted by jlyle on July 08, 2005 at 11:30:48:

In Reply to: Re: Clam/Worm? I'll ask Leslie. (nt) posted by Chris on July 08, 2005 at 10:36:49:

From Leslie:

"the vermetid snail Serpulorbis squamigerus surrounded by a halo of red algae (maybe Polysiphonia or something related), hydroids, and tiny white fanworms (probably Chone or Fabricia). DDN had a string on this started by Matt back in April http://www.digitaldiver.net/yabbse/index.php?board=16;action=display;threadid=11972. Good life history shot - your guy is cleaning house by pushing out it's fecal pellets - a behavior that I haven't seen captured in an image before.
See you soon --
Cheers, L"

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