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Gain insight into the critical role worms play in our coral reefs, learning about different species and their behaviours. Whilst being responsible for breaking down organic matter, worms like the Bobbitt worm are also aggressive marine carnivores.

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3 Videos

1m 5secs


Appreciate the crucial role of the worm, a species responsible for breaking down organic matter in our coral reef communities.

1m 16secs


Understand the locomotion, mating practices and predator defence mechanisms of these aggressive marine carnivores.

1m 7secs

Segmented worms

Get to know the Christmas tree worm, free-swimming bristle worm and bobbitt worm, and what they contribute to our reefs.

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