Annelids: Abarenicola, Burrowing Worm


Abarenicola uses its powerful proboscis and muscles to dig burrows in the sediment on the sea floor.

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With a long segmented body and powerful muscles, the annelid is superbly adapted for digging in sediment.

Abarenicola is well adapted to both live in and eat mud.

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