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 An unsegmented, sausage-shaped worm, up to 15cm long, 2.5cm in width and greenish in colour. At the anterior end it has a long, mobile proboscis which may be retracted into the body. Male worms are up to 2mm long and parasitic on the females.

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Source: Marine Life Information Network

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