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The Eunice aphroditois, or more commonly referred to as the bobbit worm, is an aquatic predatory polychaete worm dwelling at the ocean floor.  Their average length is one meter, but specimens measuring a gargantuan three meters have been discovered in the waters of the Iberian Peninsula, Japan, and Australia.

The Eunice aphroditois, or more commonly referred to as the bobbit worm, is an aquatic predatory polychaete worm dwelling at the ocean floor. Their average length is one meter, but specimens measuring a gargantuan three meters have been discovered in the waters of the Iberian Peninsula, Japan, and Australia.

Ferocious 10-Foot Bobbit Worm Is the Ocean’s Most Disturbing Predator

Absurd Creature of the Week: 10-Foot Bobbit Worm Is the Ocean’s Most Disturbing Predator

Eunice aphroditois (colloquially known as the Bobbit(t) worm), is an aquatic predatory polychaete worm dwelling at the ocean floor. Armed with sharp teeth, it is known to attack with such speeds, its prey is sometimes sliced in half.

These 15 Fearsome Deep Sea Creatures Aren't To Be Messed With.

this worm thingy that bites this fish’s face and pulls it into the depths of hell. IS nightmare material !

El gusano bobbit (eunice aphroditois) se encuentra en las profundidades de los mares y océanos. Es similar en apariencia a un ciempiés de tierra, aunque el gusano bobbit es más grande en tamaño

El gusano bobbit (eunice aphroditois) se encuentra en las profundidades de los mares y océanos. Es similar en apariencia a un ciempiés de tierra, aunque el gusano bobbit es más grande en tamaño

9199992410_a80e4b92d6_z.jpg 426×640 pixels  Eunice aphroditois Eunice aphroditois is an aquatic predatory polychaete worm dwelling at the ocean floor. An ambush predator, the animal buries its long body into an ocean bed composed of gravel, mud, or corals, where it waits for a stimulus to one of its five antennae, attacking when it senses prey. Armed with sharp teeth, it is known to attack with such speed that its prey is sometimes sliced in half.More at Wikipedia

9199992410_a80e4b92d6_z.jpg 426×640 pixels Eunice aphroditois Eunice aphroditois is an aquatic predatory polychaete worm dwelling at the ocean floor. An ambush predator, the animal buries its long body into an ocean bed composed of gravel, mud, or corals, where it waits for a stimulus to one of its five antennae, attacking when it senses prey. Armed with sharp teeth, it is known to attack with such speed that its prey is sometimes sliced in half.More at Wikipedia

The Bobbit worm, Eunice aphroditois, is a ferocious underwater predator. Armed with sharp teeth, it is known to attack with such speeds that its prey is sometimes sliced in half. Though they do vary in size, they have been recorded to grow up to nine feet tall.

Bobbit worm, Eunice aphroditois, ferocious underwater predator armed with sharp teeth, known to attack with such speeds that its prey is sometimes sliced in half. Vary in size, have been recorded up to 9 ft tall.

Bobbit worm - ambush predator, Eunice aphroditois|Underwater Photography Guide

Feature on the Bobbit worm, Eunice aphroditois, the ultimate underwater predator, where to find them, and how to photograph them underwater. Also known as the Eunice worm.

The Bobbit worm, Eunice aphroditois, is a ferocious underwater predator. The bobbit worm, also known as the Eunice worm, can be found in Secret bay in Bali, Indonesia - Police Pier & Nudie Retreat in Lembeh, Indonesia - and Mainit Muck or Basura in Anilao, Phillipines. It likes sandy and gravel substrates, that you would find on "muck" dives.

Feature on the Bobbit worm, Eunice aphroditois, the ultimate underwater predator, where to find them, and how to photograph them underwater. Also known as the Eunice worm.

Bobbit worm - ambush predator, Eunice aphroditois|Underwater Photography Guide

Feature on the Bobbit worm, Eunice aphroditois, the ultimate underwater predator, where to find them, and how to photograph them underwater. Also known as the Eunice worm.

ANIMALES EXTRAÑOS Y CURIOSIDADES ANIMALES: GUSANO BOBBIT (eunice aphroditois)

The bobbit worm. The coolest worm you will probably wish you had never heard of.

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