Tuesday, April 13, 2010

The Green Worm, Eulalia viridis

Eulalia viridis

The Green Worm, Eulalia viridis ia a marine polychaet worm of the family Phyllodocidae that inhabits intertidal pools. At one time thought to be a predator it is now know to scavenge mainly on damaged, dead and decomposing material, mainly barnacles and mussels (Emson, 1977 Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK 57 pp. 93-96).

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