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Lecture Archive: Leslie Harris

The Wonderful World of Worms

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Posted: February 10, 2014

Lecture date: January 23, 2014. Leslie Harris is the collections manager for the Los Angeles County Natural History Museum’s polychaete (marine annelid worms) collection.

Harris is one of the founders of the Southern California Association of Marine Invertebrate Taxonomists and currently serves as the association’s vice president. She has worked as a marine biologist for forty-three years, starting at the Southern California Coastal Water Research Project in 1970.

Harris discussed marine annelid worms, including swimming green bombers, squid worms, pig butt worms, reef-building sandcastle worms, the beautiful but dangerous fire worms, fish-catching bobbit worms, deep-sea zombie worms, and more.

Video Posted: February 10, 2014 | Running time: 56:44

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