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Koinostylochus ostreophagus

  site site # (info) collection date kind depth substrate salin comments reference
A Puget Sound, Washington, USA 1657
Nov, 1953         imported from Japan. In one locality in Puget Sound, Mr Woelke estimated 600,000 worms per acre. Mr. Woelke notes that this worm attacks small oysters by covering shell and boring a small hole into the shell. Hyman LH (1955): 7
B Miyagi Prefecture, Japan 4072
1953 default type         Hyman LH (1955): 7

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