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Updated 12/5/2012

Family Serpulidae

TROPICAL EASTERN PACIFIC

Spirobranchus spinosus

Emerald Bay, Catalina, California, 25 feet

 

Rock Quarry, Catalina, California, 15 feet

Goldfish Bowl, Anacapa, CA, 25 feet

PANAMIC CHRISTMAS-TREE WORM

Common on rocky reefs at scuba depth.  Color variable.  Attains crown diameter of 0.75 inch.  Southern California to Peru.