Red Tube Worm (Serpula Vermicularis)
Latin name: Serpula vermicularis
Common name: Red tube worm
Also known as: Variable tube worm, plume worm, fan worm, limy tube worm, calcareous tube worm
Habitat: They are often found on rocky walls and enjoy low light and well-aerated water.
Behaviour: This sedentary worm is light and pressure-sensitive and can retract its feeding fan should danger approach.
Size: 12 cm.
Colour: Displaying a range of colour from brilliant orange to purple.