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Re: Very Murky Upper Chesapeake Bay and Tributaries

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Originally Posted by BubbleheadMd View Post
I believe the little worms are juvenile barnacles.
Took a little closer look at these creatures as I again dove on the boats bottom this weekend. They appear to be Blue Crab larvae..it's there devil looking tail at their Zoeae stage that seems to define them..



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