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What historically has been called the \"small morph\" of the annelid worm <em>Dodecaceria fewkesi</em>. However, Lamb and Hanby (2005) have it listed as a different species, <em>Dodecaceria concharum</em>. The latter species forms reef, has small individuals with tiny tentacles, whereas the former has visible calcareous tubes the thickness of a pen and larger, obvious tentacles.

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The SIMoN photo library contains 5342 digital images of animals, habitats, locations, and issues of the Cordell Bank, Gulf of Farallones and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Use the search options below to find images of interest. You will be able to browse thumbnails of images then download a high resolution version. For any questions, contact Dr. Steve Lonhart by email (Steve.Lonhart at

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