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Sponge worm
Haplosyllis spongicola
(Grube, 1855)

Description:
This small, white, parasitic worm lives on the inner walls of sponges, where it can mass with thousands on one sponge.
Size: up to 1 cm.

Habitat:
Lives on sponges, most often on the Touch-me-not sponge Neofibularia nolitangere.
Depth: ranges from 3 m down to 40 m.

Distribution:
Common all over the Caribbean.

Sponge worm (Haplosyllis spongicola)