The bearded fireworm (Hermodice carunculata) is a type of marine bristleworm
belonging to the Amphinomidae family, native to the tropical Atlantic Ocean and ...
Find out what's known about Bearded Fireworms, Hermodice carunculata,
Polychaeta, Amphinomida, Amphinomidae, including their world range and
Nov 30, 2015 ... Oh look! A furry little punk-rock caterpillar! The first time most divers see a
bearded fireworm, their immediate impulse is to touch it. DO NOT PET ...
Apr 1, 2009 ... Fire Worm Eating Shrimp. ... Bristleworm Bearded Fireworm (Hermodice
carunculata) Found on Beach - Duration: 0:44. Colette Micallef 11,137 ...
The word fireworm has a lot of negative press surrounding it in the aquarium
hobby. Some rumors I have heard is that they will eat corals, attack your fingers, ...
Jul 18, 2012 ... The Bearded Fireworm looks like a big, hairy caterpillar. One of those big, hairy
caterpillars you shouldn't touch in case it's horribly venomous.
Fireworms, especially Hermodice carunculata and Eurythoe complanata, can be
found throughout the Gulf of Mexico, Bahamas, and the Caribbean.
I've seen several large Fireworms devouring a freshly killed Lionfish. When
disturbed or feeding the worm flares out its white bristles, a warning to "Stay
marinediscovery.arizona.edu/alex tuttle webpage/Brittle Stars and Fireworms.html
The bearded fireworm is usually found on reefs, under stones in rocky areas of
the sea, and on some mud bottoms. It is encountered throughout the tropical ...
Fireworm, any of certain segmented marine worms of the class Polychaeta (
phylum Annelida), including species of the genera Hermodice and Eurythoe.