Five-Lined Ribbon Worm
Baseodiscus quinquelineatus

The largest free-living worm in the sea is the ribbon worm. But for all their size, this is the first one I have seen here.

This one was around 1 metre long, and I found it under an old plank of wood. Apparently it can extend a sharp sticky proboscis out of it’s head to spear it’s food.

Another truely bizarre critter from Lembeh

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