Brilliant photo indeed. Those binocular-like eyes are really scary!
Imagine the overload for that little brain behind them when the flash went off!
The other photo by Cédric Pau on Flickr is from further away, and a slightly different position of the same worm, so it seems to have stayed there for two shots. Remarkable.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: annelida-bounces from oat.bio.indiana.edu [mailto:annelida-
>bounces from oat.bio.indiana.edu] On Behalf Of Joao Gil
> Sent: Saturday, 3 November 2012 5:49 a.m.
> To: 'Paulo Henrique BONIFÁCIO'; Annelida from magpie.bio.indiana.edu> Subject: RE: [Annelida] polychaeta ???
>> Dear Paulo and all,
>> This photo is really amazing! It pictures the anterior region of an
> Acoetidae, in my opinion of an Eupolyodontes. Maybe E. batabanoensis
> Ibarzábal, 1988, reported from the region of the Caribbean, or something
> similar. The shape of the lateral antennae are similar to E. batabanoensis.
>> You can find a description of the species and revision of the whole family
> (paper by Pettibone, 1989) here:
>>http://si-pddr.si.edu/jspui/handle/10088/5691?mode=full>> Thanks for this great picture, it seems that the coloration of the
> ommatophores changes between living and fixed material.
>> All the best,
> João Gil
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> Email: gil from ceab.csic.es> Telef. (34) 972.33.61.01
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> De: annelida-bounces from oat.bio.indiana.edu> [mailto:annelida-bounces from oat.bio.indiana.edu] En nombre de Paulo Henrique
> Enviado el: viernes, 02 de noviembre de 2012 16:36
> Para: Annelida from magpie.bio.indiana.edu> Asunto: [Annelida] polychaeta ???
>> Dear all,
>> I take part a forum on http://doris.ffessm.fr where each user can send a
> photo so that people comment.
>> The photo attached is an animal unknown to us.
>> The photo was taken for Mr. Cedric Pau in Martinique in 10 m deep in night
>> Do you have an idea what is??
>> Thank you.
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