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NOAA Photo Library Image - nerr0329

North Inlet - Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. This polychaete, Amphitrite sp., builds and dwells in a tube constructed of mud. The worm's white tentacles, used to build its tube and gather food particles, and red gills can be seen in this photo.

Image ID: nerr0329, NOAA's Estuarine Research Reserve Collection
Location: Vicinity of Georgetown, South Carolina


Category: Estuaries/Fauna/

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