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    • Horseshoe Worms
  • Korean
    • 추형동물
  • Scientific Names
    • Phoronida
    • Phorona
  • Japanese
    • 箒虫動物門

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Recent observations

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Observer

budak

Date

December 28, 2016 05:13 PM SGT

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Observer

budak

Date

March 19, 2015 06:47 PM SGT

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Square

What

Horseshoe Worms Phylum Phoronida

Observer

budak

Date

August 20, 2013 04:14 AM SGT

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Square

Observer

hermissenda

Date

June 26, 2013 02:37 PM PDT

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Square

What

Horseshoe Worms Phylum Phoronida

Observer

ianbohn

Date

July 23, 2014

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Square

Observer

jmaughn

Date

May 17, 2016

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Square

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

May 17, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Horseshoe Worms Phylum Phoronida

Observer

fmgee

Date

April 12, 2016

Place

Tofino (Google, OSM)

Description

I am not entirely sure this is a Peanut worm but I cannot find anything else close.

From benthic grab

Tags

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Square

Observer

jpsilva

Date

August 14, 2013 11:16 AM WEST

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Square

Observer

jpsilva

Date

April 11, 2009 01:22 PM WEST

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Square

Observer

jpsilva

Date

May 28, 2013 02:34 PM WEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

jpsilva

Date

May 28, 2013 12:25 PM WEST
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Description from Wikipedia

Phoronids (scientific name Phoronida, sometimes called horseshoe worms) are a phylum of marine animals that filter-feed with a lophophore (a "crown" of tentacles), and build upright tubes of chitin to support and protect their soft bodies. They live in most of the oceans and seas including the Arctic Ocean but excluding the Antarctic Ocean, and between the intertidal zone and about 400 meters down. Most adult phoronids are 2 cm long and about 1.5 mm wide, although the largest...

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