Image: Tubastrea coral eating worms

Tubastrea coral eating worms

On the night of the annual mass coral spawning, polychaete worms emerge from the reef to spawn. Here the large polyps of a Tubastrea coral are taking advantage of the bounty. At least three polyps are eating worms in this photo.

Photographer:
Anne Hoggett
Rights:
© Australian Museum
Location:
Lizard Island

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