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Below are images of collected fauna from the South Atlantic Bight. Roll mouse over image for caption and click on image for larger view (images may take a moment to load....)

View: Annelids Nemerteans Platyhelminths Nematodes Hemichordates

Annelids (segmented worms)
Amphitrite ornata (spaghetti worm) from Charleston Harbor oyster reef Arabella mutans (polychaete worm) from Charleston Harbor oyster reef Diopatra cuprea (polychaete worm) from Charleston Harbor oyster reef Dipolydora socialis (polychaete worm) from Charleston Harbor oyster reef Proceraea fasciata (polychaete worm) from Charleston Harbor, South Carolina Nereis succinea from Charleston Harbor oyster reef eversible pharyngeal jaws of Nereis succinea posterior and anterior Nereis succinea (clamworm), ACE Basin, South Carolina jaws of a eunicid polychaete collected from  offshore St. Augustine, FL, OE 2004 ETTA cruise dorsal paddles of Nereiphylla fragilis (green oyster worm), intertidal oyster bed, Charleston Harbor, SC Lepidonotus sublevis (bristleworm) from Charleston Harbor oyster reef Syllid polychaete from Charleston Bump, 2003 Ocean Explorer cruise (photo by Jerry McLelland) deepwater polychaete from offshore Georgia, OE 2004 ETTA cruise sabellid polychaetes (fanworms) from offshore Georgia, OE 2004 ETTA cruise Enoplobranchus sanguineus from Charleston Harbor oyster reefs Polychaete from intertidal Morris Island, SC Polychaete from intertidal Morris Island, SC Stibarobdella macrothela (leech) removed from a sharpnosed shark, offshore South Carolina polychaete from St. Augustine Scarp, 2004 ETTA cruise Glycera americana (bloodworm) from Charleston Harbor, SC polychaete on sponge, from offshore Hilton Head Island, South Carolina polychaete worm tubes Amphicteis floridus Streblospio benedicti Owenia fusiformis (shingle tube worm) in tube, from Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, SC Owenia fusiformis (shingle tube worm) from Morris island, Charleston Harbor, SC Liomia medusa from Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, SC Marphysa sanguinea from Charleston Harbor, SC Lepidasthenia commensalis from Charleston Harbor, SC Harmothoe imbricata from offshore Charleston, SC

Nemerteans (ribbon worms)
Nemertean worm from shelf edge of South Carolina, 2003 Ocean Explorer cruise

Platyhelminthes (flatworms)
flatworm from offshore Charleston, SC

Nematodes (roundworms)
Anguillicoloides crassus (parasitic nematode) removed from American eel, Edisto River, SC

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Unless otherwise indicated in caption, photographs were taken by SERTC staff (Dany Burgess, Susan Thornton-DeVictor, David Knott, Rachael King).