Meet the Scientist Who Studies How Polychaete Worms Wriggle Through the Ocean | Smithsonian Voices

Cirratulidae polychaete worms are covered in tangled strands of external gills. Some researchers refer to them as “hair worms.” Karen Osborne Squirming throughout the ocean are thousands of different polychaetes – short, segmented worms covered in leggy protrusions. With over 10,000 species, they are as diverse as they are bristly. These critters can be found … Read more