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Spirobranchus giganteus (Christmas tree worm)

Synonyms: Cymospira bicornis; Cymospira cervina; Cymospira gigantea; Cymospira megasoma; Cymospira rubus; Olga elegantissima; Penicillum marinum; Pomatoceros oerstedi; Serpula bicornis; Serpula gigantea; Spirobranchus giganteus; Spirobranchus giganteus giganteus; Spirobranchus giganteus microceras; Spirobranchus giganteus tricornis; Spirobranchus megasoma; Spirobranchus tricornis; Terebella bicornis

Wikipedia Abstract

Spirobranchus giganteus, commonly known as Christmas tree worms, are small, tube-building polychaete worms belonging to the family Serpulidae.
View Wikipedia Record: Spirobranchus giganteus

Ecosystems

Predators

Anampses meleagrides (Dotted wrasse)[1]
Calcinus hazletti (Hawaiian whitefoot hermit)[1]
Mulloidichthys flavolineatus (Yellow-striped goatfish)[1]
Terebra pedroana (San Pedro auger)[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Florida Aquarium
Minnesota Zoological Garden
Zoological Society of London

Distribution

Mozambique; Red Sea; West Indian Ocean; Mediterranean Sea; Gulf of Mexico; Aruba; Bonaire; Colombia; Hispaniola; Curaçao; Caribbean Sea;

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by ten Hove H., 2008-11-04 08:12:01, WoRMS Polychaeta: World Polychaeta database in Catalog of Life 2011
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011