Unidentified polychaete worms

Also known as: Unidentified bristleworms

This is not nudibranch or sea slug

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Unidentified polychaete worms from Malindi, Kenya
Identification verified by Leslie Harris
 

Identification is verified by Leslie Harris, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Leslie Harris: Yes, everyone's right - it's a scaleworm in the family Polynoidae. It looks familiar but I'd need the specimen in front of me to figure out what it is.
 

Thanks to Denis Riek, Marli Wakeling, Marli Wakeling and Denis Riek for suggesting identification for this species

Comment from Denis Riek: Polynoid worm
Comment from Marli Wakeling: Scale worm
Comment from Denis Riek: This is a scale worm - Polynoidae

Location:Malindi, Kenya
Photographer:Orietta Rivolta
Camera:Canon PowerShot G9View EXIF properties
Taken on:October 24, 2009
Viewed:974 times
Posted:8 years ago
Updated:7 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class:Polychaeta
Species:Unidentified polychaete worms