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Polychaete WormSerpula sp.

Orange Tube Worms at Merimbula, NSW

Serpula sp. at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Apr 2017

Identification history

Polychaete Worm Serpula sp. 11 Jul 2017 LizAllen
Polychaete Worm Serpula sp. 7 Apr 2017 libbyh

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Jennyncmg wrote:
   7 Apr 2017
I agree that it is Serpula sp but can't identify it further

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26 Apr 2018 by RossMannell Myliobatis tenuicaudatus (Southern Eagle Ray) at Merimbula, NSW - 10 Feb 2018 by LizAllen Trygonoptera testacea (Common Stingaree) at Merimbula, NSW - 10 Feb 2018 by LizAllen Trygonorrhina dumerilii (Southern Fiddler Ray) at Merimbula, NSW - 10 Feb 2018 by LizAllen Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Jan 2018 by LizAllen Westringia fruticosa (Native Rosemary) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Sep 2017 by PatriciaDaly Botrylloides anceps (previously Botrylloides magnicoecum) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 May 2017 by LizAllen Bathytoshia brevicaudata (Smooth Stingray) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2017 by LizAllen Semicassis (Semicassis) pyrum (White Helmet) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2017 by libbyh Plagusia chabrus (Red Bait Crab) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2017 by libbyh Naso unicornis (Bluespine Unicornfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Apr 2017 by LizAllen Monacanthus chinensis (Fanbelly Leatherjacket) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Apr 2017 by LizAllen Aplodactylus lophodon (Rock Cale) at Merimbula, NSW - 26 Mar 2017 by libbyh Palaemon serenus (Rock-pool Prawn) at Merimbula, NSW - 10 Mar 2017 by LizAllen Nelusetta ayraud (Ocean Leatherjacket) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Mar 2017 by LizAllen Eubalichthys mosaicus (Mosaic Leatherjacket) at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Mar 2017 by LizAllen Microcanthus strigatus (Stripey) at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Mar 2017 by LizAllen Centropogon australis (Eastern Fortesque) at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Mar 2017 by LizAllen Cabestana spengleri (Cabestana spengleri) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh Mytilus edulis (Blue Mussel) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh Tetractenos glaber (Smooth Toadfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh Dicotylichthys punctulatus (Threebar Porcupinefish) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh Monacanthus chinensis (Fanbelly Leatherjacket) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh Abudefduf vaigiensis (Indo-Pacific Sergeant) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh Saccostrea glomerata (Sydney Rock Oyster) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh Hormosira banksii (Neptune's Necklace) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh Microcanthus strigatus (Stripey) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh Chaetodon auriga (Threadfin Butterflyfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh Scutus antipodes (Elephant Snail) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh Plagusia chabrus (Red Bait Crab) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh Cheilodactylus fuscus (Red Morwong) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh Cheilodactylus spectabilis (Banded morwong) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh Chaetodon flavirostris (Dusky Butterflyfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 Jan 2017 by LizAllen Atypichthys strigatus (Mado) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017 by MichaelMcMaster Upeneichthys vlamingii (Bluespotted Goatfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017 by MichaelMcMaster Myxicola infun-dibulum (Myxicola infun-dibulum) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017 by MichaelMcMaster Tetractenos glaber (Smooth Toadfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017 by MichaelMcMaster Scorpis lineolata (Silver sweep) at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Jan 2017 by LizAllen Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Jan 2017 by LizAllen Umbraculum umbraculum (Atlantic Umbrella Slug) at Merimbula, NSW - 25 Apr 2016 by LizAllen Esacus magnirostris (Beach Stone-curlew) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Mar 2016 by JohnBundock Chaetodon auriga (Threadfin Butterflyfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Mar 2015 by ALCW_BDRS Scutus antipodes (Elephant Snail) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Mar 2015 by ALCW_BDRS Hypselodoris obscura (Hypselodoris obscura) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Mar 2015 by ALCW_BDRS Chelmonops truncatus (Eastern Talma) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Mar 2015 by ALCW_BDRS Trachinops taeniatus (Eastern Hulafish) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015 by ALCW_BDRS Hypselodoris obscura (Hypselodoris obscura) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015 by ALCW_BDRS Chaetodon vagabundus (Vagabond Butterflyfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015 by ALCW_BDRS Botrylloides anceps (previously Botrylloides magnicoecum) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015 by ALCW_BDRS Chaetodon auriga (Threadfin Butterflyfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015 by ALCW_BDRS Acanthurus triostegus (Convict Surgeonfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015 by ALCW_BDRS Chaetodon flavirostris (Dusky Butterflyfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Feb 2015 by ALCW_BDRS Abudefduf vaigiensis (Indo-Pacific Sergeant) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Feb 2015 by ALCW_BDRS Chaetodon vagabundus (Vagabond Butterflyfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Feb 2015 by ALCW_BDRS Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Jan 2015 by ALCW_BDRS Olearia tomentosa (Toothed Daisy Bush) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Oct 2013 by LizAllen Trygonorrhina fasciata (Eastern Fiddler Ray) at Merimbula, NSW - 25 Apr 2013 by LizAllen Cheilodactylus spectabilis (Banded morwong) at Merimbula, NSW - 16 Jan 2013 by LizAllen
Parupeneus spilurus (Blacksaddle Goatfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Mar 2020 by LizAllen
Sargassum sp. (Sargassum sp.) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Mar 2020 by LizAllen
Bathytoshia brevicaudata (Smooth Stingray) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Mar 2020 by LizAllen
Trygonoptera testacea (Common Stingaree) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Mar 2020 by LizAllen
Gymnothorax prasinus (Green Moray) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Feb 2020 by LizAllen
Hypselodoris obscura (Hypselodoris obscura) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Feb 2020 by LizAllen
Coscinasterias muricata (Eleven-armed Seastar) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Feb 2020 by LizAllen
Chaetodon vagabundus (Vagabond Butterflyfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 30 Jan 2020 by LizAllen
Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 20 Dec 2019 by LizAllen
Sabellastarte australiensis (Feather duster worm) at Merimbula, NSW - 20 Dec 2019 by LizAllen
Rhaphiolepis indica (Indian Hawthorn) at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Oct 2019 by JackieMiles
Dipogon lignosus (Dipogon, Dolichos Pea) at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Oct 2019 by JackieMiles
Eragrostis curvula (African Lovegrass) at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Oct 2019 by JackieMiles
Polygala myrtifolia (Myrtle-leaf Milkwort) at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Oct 2019 by JackieMiles
Myliobatis tenuicaudatus (Southern Eagle Ray) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Apr 2019 by LizAllen
Parupeneus spilurus (Blacksaddle Goatfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Apr 2019 by LizAllen
Hippocampus abdominalis (Bigbelly Seahorse) at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Mar 2019 by LizAllen
Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Mar 2019 by LizAllen
Abudefduf sexfasciatus (Scissortail Sergeant) at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Mar 2019 by LizAllen
Trygonoptera testacea (Common Stingaree) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Dec 2018 by LizAllen
Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Dec 2018 by LizAllen
Gymnothorax prasinus (Green Moray) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Dec 2018 by LizAllen
Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Dec 2018 by LizAllen
Coscinasterias muricata (Eleven-armed Seastar) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Dec 2018 by LizAllen
Aplysia juliana (Juliana Sea Hare) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Dec 2018 by LizAllen
Aplysia sydneyensis (Sea Hare) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Dec 2018 by LizAllen
Mictyris platycheles (Soldier Crab) at Merimbula, NSW - 26 Apr 2018 by RossMannell
Myliobatis tenuicaudatus (Southern Eagle Ray) at Merimbula, NSW - 10 Feb 2018 by LizAllen
Trygonoptera testacea (Common Stingaree) at Merimbula, NSW - 10 Feb 2018 by LizAllen
Trygonorrhina dumerilii (Southern Fiddler Ray) at Merimbula, NSW - 10 Feb 2018 by LizAllen
Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Jan 2018 by LizAllen
Westringia fruticosa (Native Rosemary) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Sep 2017 by PatriciaDaly
Botrylloides anceps (previously Botrylloides magnicoecum) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 May 2017 by LizAllen
Bathytoshia brevicaudata (Smooth Stingray) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2017 by LizAllen
Semicassis (Semicassis) pyrum (White Helmet) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2017 by libbyh
Plagusia chabrus (Red Bait Crab) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2017 by libbyh
Naso unicornis (Bluespine Unicornfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Apr 2017 by LizAllen
Monacanthus chinensis (Fanbelly Leatherjacket) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Apr 2017 by LizAllen
Aplodactylus lophodon (Rock Cale) at Merimbula, NSW - 26 Mar 2017 by libbyh
Palaemon serenus (Rock-pool Prawn) at Merimbula, NSW - 10 Mar 2017 by LizAllen
Nelusetta ayraud (Ocean Leatherjacket) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Mar 2017 by LizAllen
Eubalichthys mosaicus (Mosaic Leatherjacket) at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Mar 2017 by LizAllen
Microcanthus strigatus (Stripey) at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Mar 2017 by LizAllen
Centropogon australis (Eastern Fortesque) at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Mar 2017 by LizAllen
Cabestana spengleri (Cabestana spengleri) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh
Mytilus edulis (Blue Mussel) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh
Tetractenos glaber (Smooth Toadfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh
Dicotylichthys punctulatus (Threebar Porcupinefish) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh
Monacanthus chinensis (Fanbelly Leatherjacket) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh
Abudefduf vaigiensis (Indo-Pacific Sergeant) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh
Saccostrea glomerata (Sydney Rock Oyster) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh
Hormosira banksii (Neptune's Necklace) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh
Microcanthus strigatus (Stripey) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh
Chaetodon auriga (Threadfin Butterflyfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh
Scutus antipodes (Elephant Snail) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh
Plagusia chabrus (Red Bait Crab) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh
Cheilodactylus fuscus (Red Morwong) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh
Cheilodactylus spectabilis (Banded morwong) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh
Chaetodon flavirostris (Dusky Butterflyfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 by libbyh
Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 Jan 2017 by LizAllen
Atypichthys strigatus (Mado) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017 by MichaelMcMaster
Upeneichthys vlamingii (Bluespotted Goatfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017 by MichaelMcMaster
Myxicola infun-dibulum (Myxicola infun-dibulum) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017 by MichaelMcMaster
Tetractenos glaber (Smooth Toadfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017 by MichaelMcMaster
Scorpis lineolata (Silver sweep) at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Jan 2017 by LizAllen
Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Jan 2017 by LizAllen
Umbraculum umbraculum (Atlantic Umbrella Slug) at Merimbula, NSW - 25 Apr 2016 by LizAllen
Esacus magnirostris (Beach Stone-curlew) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Mar 2016 by JohnBundock
Chaetodon auriga (Threadfin Butterflyfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Mar 2015 by ALCW_BDRS
Scutus antipodes (Elephant Snail) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Mar 2015 by ALCW_BDRS
Hypselodoris obscura (Hypselodoris obscura) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Mar 2015 by ALCW_BDRS
Chelmonops truncatus (Eastern Talma) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Mar 2015 by ALCW_BDRS
Trachinops taeniatus (Eastern Hulafish) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015 by ALCW_BDRS
Hypselodoris obscura (Hypselodoris obscura) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015 by ALCW_BDRS
Chaetodon vagabundus (Vagabond Butterflyfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015 by ALCW_BDRS
Botrylloides anceps (previously Botrylloides magnicoecum) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015 by ALCW_BDRS
Chaetodon auriga (Threadfin Butterflyfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015 by ALCW_BDRS
Acanthurus triostegus (Convict Surgeonfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015 by ALCW_BDRS
Chaetodon flavirostris (Dusky Butterflyfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Feb 2015 by ALCW_BDRS
Abudefduf vaigiensis (Indo-Pacific Sergeant) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Feb 2015 by ALCW_BDRS
Chaetodon vagabundus (Vagabond Butterflyfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Feb 2015 by ALCW_BDRS
Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Jan 2015 by ALCW_BDRS
Olearia tomentosa (Toothed Daisy Bush) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Oct 2013 by LizAllen
Trygonorrhina fasciata (Eastern Fiddler Ray) at Merimbula, NSW - 25 Apr 2013 by LizAllen
Cheilodactylus spectabilis (Banded morwong) at Merimbula, NSW - 16 Jan 2013 by LizAllen

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • less than 1m Depth of sighting
  • 6 Apr 2017 Recorded on
  • libbyh Recorded by
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