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  • n. Plural form of lugworm.


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  • Adults relax on the Elle Deco-style terrace of No.56 Main Street as the cousins rock-pool, dig for lugworms and paddle right below, in rain or shine, for hours on end.

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  • The environmental consequences of this debris are not known, but when kept in aquaria amphipods (detritivores), lugworms (deposit feeders), and barnacles (filter feeders) all ingested microscopic particles within a few days.

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  • In the pools lugworms are active, creating little round pillows of sand.

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  • Or consider the mako shark that fed on the barracuda that fed on the fish that fed on the lugworms and tiny shrimplike crustaceans that dined on the tiny granular fragments of plastic that have been steadily accumulating in the environment over the past forty years.

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  • This rapid growth means that the bill can change shape very rapidly if the feeding style is changed, and captive individuals that were forced to switch from bivalve-feeding to a diet of lugworms changed from having chisel-shaped bills to tweezer-like bills within 10 days.

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  • The men who collect the lugworms bait will only be there for a few more months.

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  • The first contained earthworms, the second lugworms, both in an indescribable state.

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  • I helped him dig those lugworms the day we went over to Dungeness.

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  • Laboratory experiments have shown that lugworms, barnacles and mussels ingest microplastics, and that microplastics are taken up by mussels.

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  • At the September conference, Thompson and his colleagues reported that their latest work appears to confirm that contaminants can transfer from plastics to live lugworms.

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