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Seaworms! - Input Junkie
July 18th, 2014
11:10 am


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13 favorite seaworms-- this is more cracked than Cracked!

A number of the creatures should be of extreme interest to science fiction, fantasy, and horror writers.

One of the seaworms lives under the edge of the shells of limpets-- normally a limpet is extremely vulnerable to starfish, but the seaworm feeds on the tender suckers of attacking starfish. Doesn't this want to show up in milsf somehow?

There's a seaworm which is an inverse hydra-- up to thousands of bodies hanging off one head.

And another which specializes in eating the bones of dead whales.

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Date:July 18th, 2014 03:56 pm (UTC)
From the body forms I take it most of these are polychaete annelids? They seem to have segments and to have bristles in rows down the sides. . . .
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Date:July 20th, 2014 12:24 am (UTC)
Oh, they're gorgeous! Thanks!
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