We’re getting close to Halloween…so let the annual spooky invertebrate cartoons commence! Learn more about the bone-eating zombie worm in today’s comic: bone binge.
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You think you are loud and proud? You can’t compete with these worms! A newly discovered species of marine polychaete (worm) has been observed making a racket in the ocean, a popping sound when they fight each other. Learn more in today’s comic: poppin’ polychaetes.
Have you ever been stuck between a rock and hard place? You have no idea. Learn about tiny worms that live in the tight spaces between sand grains in the ocean in today’s comic: sand and seek.
I love making new friends who study weird invertebrates. This week’s comic was inspired by research by graduate student Will Ballentine from Dauphin Island Sea Lab
What’s for lunch? Probably not a nematode…unless you are also a nematode! Nematode worms are known cannibals, but new research shows that they can actually recognize their relatives and will avoid eating them. Learn more about these cannibalistic worms in today’s comic: nematode noodles
Hungry for more? Check out the study for yourself, just out in Science.