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Tergivelum cinnabarinum is a torquaratorid acorn worm found in the deep sea at a depth of ~2,450m in the North Atlantic, characterized by its reddish (cinnabar or vermilion) proboscis/collar and pale orange posterior trunk regions. [Priede, 2012]

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Source: Pelagic Invertebrates LifeDesk

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