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Protula tubularia

(Montagu, 1803)


Charlotte Bolton Protula tubularia? (Weymouth Bay, 22m)

Message posted on Seasearch Identifications on 09 Aug 2013
Adriano Morettin Toward the sun Protula tubularia with double exposure Nikon D800E, Nikon 105 micro, flash Seacam 150 with Snoot Prime Retra.

Konstantin UW Fotografie Sehr schön !!!!

Deb Wiles Beautiful!

Linda Raaphorst Very beautiful !

Bernat Pericás Bravo!!

Nadia Chiesi Super !!!!!!

Adriano Morettin Many thanks to all :-)

Message posted on Scubashooters.net on 01 Sep 2013
Roberto Ruggiero Verme Dal Ciuffo Bianco (Protula tubularia) - Med Sea July 2013. NIKON D5000 & NIKKOR 60mm F2/8 in NIMAR Housing, 2 NIMAR PRIMO in TTL mode, 1/200 F8 ISO100.

Message posted on Scubashooters.net on 07 Aug 2013
John Paul Connor Protula tubularia calanque de Maubois France 28/07/2013 Sony DSC-Tx30

Message posted on Scubashooters.net on 28 Jul 2013
Stuart Pearce Protula tubularia (Tubeworm)... Olu Deniz Lagoon & Nature Reserve, Turkey 2013. Fuji F50FD & manufacturers housing, Sunpak strobe.

Message posted on UWphotographers on 27 Aug 2013
John Paul Connor Protula tubularia le Trayas France 13/08/2013 Sony DSC-TX30 1/30 f/3,5 4,7mm Iso 80

Raphael Tasselli Bellissima!

John Paul Connor Grazie Raphael Kisses

Claudia Weber-Gebert superbe!

John Paul Connor Merci Claudia Kisses

Claudia Weber-Gebert :)

Maria Ghelia Magnifica!

John Paul Connor Many thanks Maria

Message posted on UWphotographers on 14 Aug 2013
Roberto Ruggiero Verme Dal Ciuffo Bianco (Protula tubularia) - Med Sea July 2013. NIKON D5000 & NIKKOR 60mm F2/8 in NIMAR Housing, 2 NIMAR PRIMO in TTL mode, 1/200 F8 ISO100.

Message posted on UW photo - Fotosub on 07 Aug 2013
Roberto Ruggiero Verme Dal Ciuffo Bianco (Protula tubularia) - Med Sea July 2013. NIKON D5000 & NIKKOR 60mm F2/8 in NIMAR Housing, 2 NIMAR PRIMO in TTL mode, 1/200 F8 ISO100.

Message posted on Wetpixel Underwater Photography on 07 Aug 2013
Miguel Oliveira Protula tubularia Portugal - Nazaré - Night dive Canon Powershot A590, Subsee 10+, Inon Z-240 1/500, f8, Manual mode, Strobe manual. Like to read your´s comments...

Message posted on Underwater Macro Photographers on 08 Oct 2011
John Paul Connor Protula tubularia Ver polychète sédentaire Cap Roux France Sony DSC-TX30

Stuart Pearce Very nice :)

John Paul Connor Thank you Stuart

Annie Bodar superbe merci

John Paul Connor Merci Annie

Message posted on The Global Diving Community on 20 Nov 2013
John Paul Connor Protula tubularia Ver polychète sédentaire Cap Roux Juillet 2013 Sony DSC-TX30

Stuart Pearce Beauty :)

John Paul Connor Thank you Stuart

Marcel Alveri Adis totally awesome sir

John Paul Connor Thank you Marcel

Marie-therese Bertin de toute beauté!!!

John Paul Connor Merci Marie-therese

Claretta Spada Complimenti , bellissimo

John Paul Connor Grazie Claretta

Ernst Andres Superbe :-)

Message posted on The Global Diving Community on 18 Nov 2013
John Paul Connor Protula tubularia Ver polychète sédentaire Juillet 2013 Sony DSC-TX30

Sabine Van Durmen very nice John

John Paul Connor Thank you Sabine

Sabine Van Durmen Thank you it is very nice ;)

Ernst Andres Beautiful <3

John Paul Connor Thank you my friend Ernst

Ernst Andres You are welcome :-) Good morning :-)

Stuart Pearce Beauty :)

John Paul Connor Thank you Stuart

Brunhilde Pauleck wow <3

John Paul Connor Kisses Bruny

Fahad Mansuri beautiful

John Paul Connor Thanks Fahad

Message posted on The Global Diving Community on 29 Oct 2013
John Paul Connor Protula tubularia le Trayas France 23/08/2013 Sony DSC-TX30

Tom Hobock John I saved the Best for last,simply Astounding my good friend !! Tanks Tom

John Paul Connor Many thanks my friend Tom

Tom Hobock Killer Shot John

Message posted on The Global Diving Community on 24 Aug 2013
John Paul Connor Protula Tubularia le Trayas France Sony DSC-TX30

Ernst Andres Aaaaaah......sooooo nice

John Paul Connor Thanks my friend

Ernst Andres You´re welcome and good morning ;-)

Stuart Pearce Beautiful :)

John Paul Connor Thank you my friend Stuart

Message posted on The Global Diving Community on 23 Aug 2013
John Paul Connor Protula Tubularia le Trayas France 15/08/2013 Sony DSC-TX30

Dany Frejaville <3

John Paul Connor Merci Dany océan de bisous

Dany Frejaville :) bonne nuit John biz

Message posted on The Global Diving Community on 16 Aug 2013
John Paul Connor Protula tubularia le Trayas France 06/07/2013 Sony DSC-TX30

Stephen Williams Very nice :-0

John Paul Connor Many thanks my friend

Dany Frejaville <3

John Paul Connor Merci mon amie Dany océan de bisous

Sara Tome una obra de arte

Message posted on The Global Diving Community on 15 Aug 2013
John Paul Connor Protula Tubularia Cap Roux France Sony DSC-TX30

Vito Giannecchini Belle photo John, ma elle n'è pas une protula tubularia mais une Serpula vermicularis!

John Paul Connor Oups Grazie Vito

Vito Giannecchini De rien John!

Ernst Andres Bravo John !!! <3

John Paul Connor Merci mon ami Ernst

Message posted on The Global Diving Community on 10 Sep 2013
Jeremy Pierce Are these fan worms, Serpula vermicularis??? Please! Taken on the wreck of the Rosehill, in Whitsand Bay Devon/Cornwall in the holes in the face of the boilers at about 28m....Cheers JAP

Marco Faasse Looks like Protula ..

Keith Hiscock Protula tubularia - a frequent inhabitat of the boiler tubes. Serpula vermicularis has a very prominent operculum. Was the pic. taken today? You had visibility!?

Jeremy Pierce Yesterday morning......had about 3m, a bit murky but up close was fine!!

Jane Wilkinson Don't think I've ever seen such a vibrant colour version of these. Usually creams/browns/beige

Darryl Mayer As above, Protula tub. Serpula vermicularis has a trumpet shaped operculum (hence one of it's common names, Trumpet worm. Jane, they are also found in these vibrant colours up here, which is why folks think they could be Serpula v. ;-)

Message posted on Seasearch Identifications on 21 Apr 2013
Adriano Morettin Serpula Vermicularis Nikon D800E, Nikon 105 micro, flash Seacam 150 with Snoot Prime Retra. 1/200 f.22 100 Iso

Stefan Follows great :)

João Pedro Silva Protula tubularia.

Adriano Morettin You are right João Pedro Silva this is a Protula tubularia no Serpula vermicularis, many thanks for clarification ;-)

João Pedro Silva You're welcome, Adriano Morettin. Serpula vermicularis has a very conspicuous operculum which is absent in Protula tubularia.

Claudia Weber-Gebert (Y)

Message posted on Scubashooters.net on 31 Aug 2013
John Paul Connor Protula Tubularia Cap Roux France Sony DSC-TX30

Vito Giannecchini Belle photo John, ma elle n'è pas une protula tubularia mais une Serpula vermicularis!

John Paul Connor Oups Grazie Vito

Vito Giannecchini De rien John!

Ernst Andres Bravo John !!! <3

John Paul Connor Merci mon ami Ernst

Message posted on The Global Diving Community on 10 Sep 2013
John Paul Connor Muraena helena le Trayas France Sony DSC-TX30

Vitaline Marie Rose elle a un plumeau sur la tête !!

John Paul Connor oui protula tubularia

Vitaline Marie Rose c'était pour faire une belle photo!

John Paul Connor Merci Marie Kisses

Stuart Pearce Up close and personal, like it :)

John Paul Connor Many thanks Stuart

Mark Springs Good shot

John Paul Connor thank you Mark

Lala Rute Love her frilly hat!

John Paul Connor thanks Lala

Message posted on The Global Diving Community on 18 Aug 2013
David Kipling Protula tubularia for Jim Anderson

Message posted on Seasearch Identifications on 26 Jul 2012
Jim Anderson Can someone ID this tube worm please. This example from Loch Fyne, Scotland at 12 m. aprox 25 mm acrooss on a 50 mm tube.

David Kipling Is it Protula tubularia? I see those red markings.

Jim Anderson Thanks David.

Joanne Porter Yes it's definitely Protula, great picture

Becky Hitchin amazing photo!

Message posted on Seasearch Identifications on 26 Jul 2012
Taxonomy
Animalia (Kingdom)
  Annelida (Phylum)
    Polychaeta (Class)
      Canalipalpata (Subclass)
        Sabellida (Order)
          Serpulidae (Family)
            Protula (Genus)
              Protula tubularia (Species)
Associated Species