[Coral-List] Re: Reddis wormlike critters
mheckman at waquarium.org
Mon Jul 25 18:23:20 EDT 2005
Actually, I would go with a synaptid seacucumber as an ID. There is a small
sand dwelling variety.
See John Hoover's image of Chiridota sp.
Unless you saw inordinate numbers, I doubt it is anything to be concerned
about - environmental wise - although they are feeding on organic material.
Waikiki Aquarium/ University of Hawaii
At 11:18 AM 7/22/2005, coralreef at dacafe.com wrote:
>This is mainly curiousity,I saw many reddish wormlike critters in the
>shallow waters of an offshore sand bank island, NE Puerto Rico. I've
>never seen those there, and would like to know if their presence is
>related to some environmental condition, etc.
>I'm tired of searching the web/id-guides for enlightment without luck, and
>will appreciate any bit of info.
>I'll have some pictures up for few day at:
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