Published Aug 25. 2015 - 5 years ago
Updated or edited Feb 27. 2019

Nereis Virens (was: Diversicolor)

Bluish, red and grey. An fast swimmer with scary jaws.
Nereis Virens (was: Diversicolor)


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Charles, I am a b...


I am a biologist myself and have seen many specimens of Nereis during my studies, but spotting the difference between N. virens and N. diversicolor is not one of my core competences.

I stand corrected. Thanks!


Hi Martin, sorry, bu...

Hi Martin, sorry, but I believe that the animal in the picture is an immature specimen of Nereis virens, not Nereis diversicolor. I've worked on both. Regards. Charles.