Alitta virens


Common Names: Sandworm, king ragworm
Category: Sea Creatures
Sub-category: Sea Worms


An annelid worm that burrows in wet sand and mud. Sandworms make up a large part of the live sea-bait industry. Numerous, highly vascularized parapodia along both sides of their bodies. Blue heads with two large pincer teeth.

Found on coastal shorelines.

Edible Notes: No available information on edibility.
Warnings: May be able to give a painful bite.
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