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Phylum Kinorhyncha

Spiny-crown Worms 

Tiny worm-like animals (less than 1 mm) that live between grains of sand, they have 11 cuticular rings and a spiny, introvertible head or snout that is used for locomotion and grazing single-celled organisms.


Echinoderes horni

YO-257 wreck, Waikiki, Oahu, 100 feet


Found in sediments subtidally in Hawaii.  About 0.3 mm.