tube worm


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tube worm

n
1. (Animals) any of various polychaete worms that construct and live in a tube made of sand, lime, etc
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I use a 2/0 or 3/0 Tru-Turn with a Team Catfish tube worm loaded with Secret 7 bait," he says.
The JACK IN THE MUD, evolved from the deep-sea tube worm, will bury itself in the sand, leaping out to seize diving Moonracers in its massive jaws and suffocate them for food.
Iolo learns how an invasive tube worm from as far away as India has travelled with ships and made the dock its home.
Observations on the reproductive biology of the hydrothermal vent tube worm, Riftia pachyptila.
The study's conclusion: The larvae of an iconic Riftia tube worm probably settle within 100 kilometers of their parents.
More fantastic still is a large tube worm which manages to grow to more than one meter in length without the benefit of either a mouth or a digestive system.
Chemoautotrophic potential of the hydrothermal vent tube worm, Riftia pachyptila Jones (Vestimentifera).
Ultrastructure of spermiogenesis in the vestimentiferan tube worm Riftia pachyptila (Pogonophora: Obturata).
The tube worm species Alvinella pompejana live around vent systems all along the East Pacific Rise, an undersea geological formation that stretches for thousands of miles.
Preliminary observations on oogenesis in the tube worm Riftia pachyptila Jones (Vestimentifera).
Multi-clonal pseudo-colony formation in the calcareous tube worm Salmacina dysteri.