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Kellsindell 06-05-2009 07:06 PM

ID please
What in the world is this? It was in a Goniopora

Kellsindell 06-06-2009 09:41 AM

Looks alike... no?
NOAA Ocean Explorer: Estuary to the Abyss
the worm is about 1.5in.

Kellsindell 06-06-2009 10:17 AM

Or this guy here Google Image Result for

onefish2fish 06-06-2009 10:21 AM

when i first glanced i thought you had gotten a pygmy octopus

never seen anything before like it unless its a larger bristle or a medusa worm. it does look alot like the first link but ofcourse its "unidentified"

what does its head/tail look like? does it appear to have bristles like the standard old bristle worm?

Kellsindell 06-06-2009 10:24 AM

It would be un-ID'd when i actually need it eh?

In the first pic you can see the tail. I don't see a mouth like a normal bristle or medusa

onefish2fish 06-06-2009 10:26 AM

there is a really good hitcher ID site somewhere that has a section for worms and includes many many kinds.. ill see if i can find it

Kellsindell 06-06-2009 10:35 AM

Perfect... Let me know. I put this guy into a 10g tank with SW and see what he does.

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