ALEXANDER SEMENOV / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ALEXANDER SEMENOV / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Amphitrite worm. Close-up of the tentacles of an Amphitrite sp. polychaete (marine annelid) worm. Amphitrites are surface deposit feeders. They catch falling particles with numerous tentacles that they spread out on the sea floor. These tentacles are often the only visible part of the animal with the remainder of its body being buried in the ground.
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