Tube worm

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Tube of a serpulid worm attached to a branch of the coral Cladocora from the Pliocene of Cyprus.

A tube worm is a worm-like sessile invertebrate which anchors its tail to an underwater surface. It creates a mineral tube around its body, and can withdraw the body into it.

Tube worms are found in these groups: