ribbon worm


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Synonyms for ribbon worm

soft unsegmented marine worms that have a threadlike proboscis and the ability to stretch and contract

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To our knowledge, the only other marine animals known to specialize in egg predation are nemertean ribbon worms of the genus Carcinonemertes that consume the brooded eggs of decapod crustaceans (7).