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sandworm, Alitta virens (M. Sars, 1835) discovered by Tclenche (#9552)

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Sighting Info

Observed: July 28, 2017 @ 7:30 PM
Posted on: July 31, 2017 @ 12:52 PM (diff: 3 days)
Sighted on the beach by my 9 year old son. Several more were reported on a nearby slipway. it appears that work on the nearby marina has disturbed them. Using a wiener that my son had for cunner bait as a size reference, it appears that this sandworm was between 16 and 18 inches long.

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