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Worm spawning time on Guernsey’s beaches

March 10th, 2011 by Richard Lord

If you walk down a Guernsey beach in early March to the edge of the sea on a low spring tide you may see lots of balls of jelly attached to the sand.  These marble-sized blobs of jelly are the egg cocoons of a polychaete worm, Scoloplos armiger. The worms synchronise the laying of gelatinous […]