Northeast Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea. HABITAT

Constructs calcareous tubes on hard substrata such as rocks, stones, and bivalve shells. Found from sublittoral fringe to cir-calittoral up to 820 ft (250 m) depth. In some very sheltered areas, the tubes aggregate together to form small reefs.

Serpula vermicularis Chaetopterus variopedatus

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