tiny serpulid worm tubes

Tiny tubes built as housing by serpulid tube-worms were clustered in a small forest-like grove on one of the rocks collected. These tubes are approximately 0.5 cm in length and were viewed through a dissecting microscope on board the shipImage courtesy of Islands in the Sea 2002, NOAA/OER.

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