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Trumpet Worm

Species Name: Metabonellia haswelli

Description: Echiurans are non-segmented worms that live in burrows in soft sediment in shallow water, in rock crevices or under boulders. They are cylindrical, soft-bodied animals usually possessing a non-retractable proboscis which can be rolled into a scoop-shape to feed. In some species the proboscis is ribbon-like, longer than the trunk and may have a forked tip. Most are deposit feeders, collecting detritus from the sea floor. This bright green species is occasionally seen under rocks at the Bluff.

Type: Echiuran Worms
Where to find: Intertidal Reefs, Subtidal Reefs