seen? This small
fanworm is sometimes seen on some of our shores, especially in sandy
areas near coral rubble.
Features: Fan about 2-3cm in diameter.
The fan forms a double or triple spiral. The white feathery tentacles
have tiny maroon spots on the 'rib'. There are also maroon spots on
the white body.The
worms are often seen close to one another, in groups of 5 or more.
They are very sensitive to disturbances and will disappear at the
slightest sign of danger.
Pulau Sekudu, Aug 05
spiral fanworms on Singapore shores
photos of white spiral fanworms on Singapore shores
difficult to positively identify without close examination.
On this website, they are grouped by external features for convenience of