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Phylum Nemertina

Ribbon Worms

Ribbon worms are highly extensible and may reach at least 3 feet in length.  They feed by attacking prey with a rapidly protruding proboscis.  They are most likely to be observed at night.

 

HAWAII

Baseodiscus cingulatus

BANDED RIBBON WORM

 

Baseodiscus hemprichii

STRIPED RIBBON WORM


INDO-PACIFIC

Notospermus sp.

RIBBON WORM