All worms probably begin life as non-descript wriggling masses of threadlike creatures, fostering the attitude that "if you've seen one micro-worm, you've seen them all". A few, however, develop into some of the most hideous and repulsive blobs of transparent protoplasm that not even their mothers could love. Take a look at this beauty! The red spots that look like measles add the finishing touch. Notice, too, the attractive looking hairs sticking out from its body. It's called an Aelosoma. It produces sexually and asexually by segmenting. These make wonderful food for newly hatched fish fry - apparently at that early stage of life they can't see all that well!
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