Alcyonosyllis phili

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Alcyonosyllis phili from Apo Island, Philippines
Identification verified by Leslie Harris
 

Identification is verified by Leslie Harris, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Leslie Harris: This is Alcyonosyllis phili (family Syllidae), a commensal on nephtheids & gorgonians and a truly lovely worm.
 

Comment from the photographer: Dive site: Cogon
 

Location:Apo Island, Philippines
Photographer:Gordon Tillen
Camera:Nikon D300View EXIF properties
Taken on:August 29, 2009
Viewed:856 times
Posted:7 years ago
Updated:7 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class:Polychaeta
Order:Aciculata
Family:Syllidae
Species:Alcyonosyllis phili