Christmas Tree Worm Body

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Christmas Tree Worm Body. The common name for these worms is derived from their appearance not their habitat or diet. Up to two thirds of the worm is anchored in the coral when its plumes are visible.

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The christmas tree shape shown in the image is the animal s radioles which can be up to about 1 1 2 inches in diameter. The worms most distinct features are two crowns shaped like christmas trees. Christmas tree worms average only about 1 5 inches in length.

Fun facts about christmas tree worms.

Because it does not move outside its tube this worm does not have any specialized appendages for movement or swimming. Each worm has two of these plumes which are used for feeding and respiration. You won t find spirobranchus giganteus also known as the christmas tree worm eating your fir tree this year. The christmas tree worm is normally found in the aquarium store as several individuals attached to a small piece of rock or live rock rubble.