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Pink ribbon worm
awaiting identification*
updated Feb 14

Where seen? This long pink ribbon worm is commonly seen at night on silty areas among seagrasses and near mangroves.

Features: Grouped in this entry are ribbon worms that are 20-50cm long with broad flat bodies coloured pink or reddish. Often the head and tail paler with dark or black tip. Sometimes, one is seen swimming vigorously in the water.

Changi, Jul 06

Dark tail.

Dark or black head.

St. John's Island , Apr 12
Photo shared by Loh Kok Sheng on his blog.

Sometimes seen swimming in the water.
Tuas, May 05

*Species are difficult to positively identify without close examination.
On this website, they are grouped by external features for convenience of display.

Pink ribbon worms on Singapore shores

Photos of Pink ribbon worms for free download from wildsingapore flickr

Distribution in Singapore on this wildsingapore flickr map

Pasir Ris-Loyang, Oct 20
Photo shared by Loh Kok Sheng on facebook.


Pulau Senang, Aug 10
Photo shared by Loh Kok Sheng on flickr.

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