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Wood borings. Holes in rotting wood formed by the naval shipworm Teredo navalis. Naval shipworms are not really worms but a specialized bivalve mollusc adapted for boring into, and living within, submerged timber. They will eventually destroy any wooden structure submerged in sea water.
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