Tube Worm - Pomatoceros Triqueter
Tube Worm - Pomatoceros Triqueter

The tube worm colony of "Pomatoceros Trigueter"
The worm makes a white solid calcium carbonate tube , encrusting stones, rocks and shells, and the carapace of some species of decapods.
The worm extends its feathery head through the head of the tube to feed on plankton.

Ref: 9406b

Date: 25/10/2011

Location: Saundersfoot Beach

Tube Worm - Pomatoceros Triqueter

The tube worm colony of "Pomatoceros Trigueter"
The worm makes a white solid calcium carbonate tube , encrusting stones, rocks and shells, and the carapace of some species of decapods.
The worm extends its feathery head through the head of the tube to feed on plankton.

Ref: 9406b

Date: 25/10/2011

Location: Saundersfoot Beach