Alcyonosyllis phili

This is not nudibranch or sea slug

Alcyonosyllis phili
Photographed by: Gordon Tillen

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

Comment from Leslie Harris on photo #19000
This is Alcyonosyllis phili (family Syllidae), a commensal on nephtheids & gorgonians and a truly lovely worm.

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Pictures of Alcyonosyllis phili

Alcyonosyllis phili from Apo Island, PhilippinesIdentification reviewed by Leslie Harris
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