Sipunculid larva

 

sipunc big Sipunculid larva

Collected: About a kilometer offshore of Assateague Island, VA in early June just above the bottom using an epibenthic sled with a 365 ┬Ám mesh.

Notes: Sipunculids are unsegmented benthic worms (Phylum sipunculida).

These larvae are episodic. They are tough and leathery at this stage