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sand worm,

name applied to a number of marine sand-dwelling WormsWorms
, city (1994 pop. 79,155), Rhineland-Palatinate, SW Germany, on the Rhine River. It is an industrial city and a leading wine trade center. Manufactures include leather goods, textiles, electrical appliances, paints, ceramics, chemicals, and machinery.
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 used as bait in fishing. See Class Polychaeta under AnnelidaAnnelida
[Lat., anellus=a ring], phylum of soft-bodied, bilaterally symmetrical (see symmetry, biological), segmented animals, known as the segmented, or annelid, worms.
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Fish, crabs, starfish and sand worms could be seen among numerous plastic objects and glass bottles.
On the mud flats where tailing reds are looking for sand worms, or parchment worms as some call them, smaller jerkbaits are productive.
The agency suggests sand shrimp or sand worms as very good bait for this.
I would want to save a big whale, but I'm scared of sand worms - Abi Lawrence, 16, unemployed, of Middlesbrough To be honest people don't worry about what's in the sea but they do comment that they have seen jellyfish and it puts people off paddling - Dave Cocks who's worked at Redcar lifeboat station for 33 years The jellyfish don't worry me.
London, March 16 (ANI): Scientists have come across evidence for the existence of giant sand worms that lived 260 million years ago, in Torbay, UK.
The Flintshire based artist actually uses grasses, seeds, sand and casts of sand worms found on the beach.