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Created 3/25/2013

Family Serpulidae

HAWAII

Filograna implexa

Moku o Loe, Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, 5 feet

 

 

Cargo Pier, Midway Atoll, 20 feet

LACY TUBEWORM

Common attached to hard surfaces in harbors.  Irregular masses of white calcareous tubes with transparent tentacular crowns.  Worldwide in warm seas, probably introduced to Hawaii in ship ballast water.