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biology articles

Is Lineus longissimus the longest animal on Earth?

Which is the longest animal in the world? Last year, the PeerJ journal published an article about the largest marine animals. The neat infographic accompanying their tweet immediately got my attention (if the figure is not showing up, check it in full resolution here): For a couple of milliseconds, I thought the scale bar below the […]

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biology imaging notes

Necrophagy in the world’s longest worm

I’ve filmed the nemertean worm Lineus longissimus feeding on dead annelids! An example of necrophagy.

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biology notes

The bootlace worm Lineus longissimus