A Fantasy of Christmas Tree Worms by Nick Hobgood, wikipedia: Spirobranchus giganteus, a tube worm, is aptly named; both its common and Latin names refer to the two chromatically hued spiral structures, the most common feature seen by divers. Actually, the multicolored spirals are merely the worm's highly derived respiratory structures. en.wikipedia.org/... #Christmas_Tree_Worm #Nick_Hobgood Life, Sea Creatures, Spirobranchus Giganteus, The Ocean, Trees Worms, Christmas Trees, Branches, Coral Reefs, Animal
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Alitta virens, photographed by Alexander Semenov. This creature is commonly known as a sandworm. The Wikipedia article on them said they can reach... uh... more than four feet in length. I don't think I'd like to meet one outside of Alex's laboratory photos...