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Jack has gathered data on number of wharves destroyed annually by Limnoria and Teredo worms.
They are mostly pale white and small (1-4 mm long) crustaceans, although Limnoria stephenseni from subantarctic waters can reach 10 mm.
Any of various wood-boring marine crustaceans of the genus Limnoria, especially Limnoria lignorum, which cause damage to underwater wooden structures.