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.

Eunice aphroditois, also known as a bobbit worm (named after Lorena Bobbitt who chopped off her husband's penis). These worms live buried in the sea floor and expose just a fraction of their very long body for hunting—they average one metre in length, but they have been recorded up to three metres long | Photo credit: Jenny Huang, Flickr; Wikimedia | http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/running-ponies/2012/10/22/eunice-aphroditois-is-rainbow-terrifying/

Eunice aphroditois, the Bobbit worm, is an aquatic predatory polychaete worm dwelling at the ocean floor at depths of approximately 10 metres ft) to 40 metres ft)

Eunice aphroditois - Bobbit Wurm Indonesien - Bali Secret Bay - UW-Foto Datenbank von Taucher.Net

The Bobbit worm - Eunice aphroditois - Indonesia - Bali Secret Bay - UW-Foto Datenbank von Taucher.

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.

Top-down view of a Bobbit worm (Eunice aphroditois) protruding from its burrow

Top-down view of a Bobbit worm (Eunice aphroditois) protruding from its burrow in the muck of the Lembeh Strait. Bobbit worms are ambush predators, lunging out to grasp prey with their pincers.

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.

Facial view of the predatory Bobbit worm (Eunice aphroditois), taken in 6 metres of water in Lembeh Strait

Stock Photo - Facial view of the predatory Bobbit worm (Eunice aphroditois), taken in 6 meters of water in Lembeh Strait, Indonesia

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What This Guy Can Do With Cardboard Is Absolutely Mind Blowing

Bobbit Worm - This guy hides on the ocean floor and pops out at just the right moment to catch its prey

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