Serpulid Worm
(Serpula vermicularis)

image of a Serpulid Worm

Image ID: 132-01

Other shots:  image of a Serpulid Worm
Comments : These worms are commonly found throughout northwest waters. This colony has attached itself to an old piece of pipe. Notice the hard white casing each worm lives in.
Common name : Serpulid Worm
Scientific Name : Serpula vermicularis
Location Found : Three Tree Point, Central Puget Sound
Actual Size : 10 inches (entire colony)
Camera Used : Sea & Sea MMII EX w/1->3T macro
Natural History :