[Annelida] Id for drift tube cluster?

gambimc from szn.it via annelida%40net.bio.net (by gambimc from szn.it)
Sat Feb 5 06:39:13 EST 2011


Dears all, the tubes may look similar to  those of sabellid  
polychates... but I never see sabellids on floating  object...
...never say never...
cheers to everyone,
Maria Cristina

Citando Geoff Read <g.read from niwa.co.nz>:

> Id suggestions sought.
>
>>>> On 5/02/2011 at 4:36 a.m., Patricia Pocklington
> <ppockling from eastlink.ca> wrote
>
> I received this query from a colleague in Bermuda.
> -----He has made a guess at a “tube worm cluster”.  It is growing
> on a velcro strap that he picked up off the beach in December. He has
> seen the “tubes” at least once before, also on floating debris. The
> barnacle in the picture is 1cm long.
>
>  I don't recognize the tubes but wonder if you would put it on the
> annelid list.  Perhaps someone out there will know which animal built
> the tubes.
>
> Pat Pocklilngton
>  <ppockling from eastlink.ca>
>
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