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Lug worm

Observed: 6th September 2011 By: Peter PearsonPeter Pearson’s reputation in InvertebratesPeter Pearson’s reputation in InvertebratesPeter Pearson’s reputation in InvertebratesPeter Pearson’s reputation in Invertebrates
Lug worm
Description:

Worm cast and breathing hole mmade by a marine worm

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nightfly's picture

MarLIN states the Black Lug

MarLIN states the Black Lug rarely forms a blow hole as here so more than likely to be Arenicola marina.

Cathal.

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Arenicola marina

That was my original identification. Black lug are not found at this location although common in the mud of The Wade and Hamford Water nearby.

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Hi Malyon, I know sorry, I

Hi Malyon,

I know sorry, I was just showing off a new bit of knowledge I had read on the MarLIN website a few minutes beforehand!

Cathal.