Magic Ocean: Christmas Tree Worms
Ocean is full of magic stuff, when people still feel amazed about the adorable sea slug, there is another great finding in ocean: Christmas tree worm – a marine species with the magic beauty. Known to marine biologists as Spirobranchus giganteus, Christmas Tree Worms are species of tube-building polychaete worms belonging to the Serpulidae family. The worms’ most distinct feature are its Christmas tree-shaped twin spirals of plumes used for feeding and respiration. They come in many colours including orange, yellow, blue, and white and, though they are small with an average 3.8cm in span, they are easily spotted due to their shape, beauty, and colour. Here are some beautiful photos of this wonderful marine creature. Now you know how marine world celebrate the Christmas!