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Image of a fireworm on a red coral
Courtesy NOAA Photo Archive
 

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Fire Worm

The fire worm is capable of delivering a painful sting through the short, white bristles along its sides. The pain and itching from the sting can last for days. Fireworms are commonly found in the waters off the coast of Florida and the reefs of the West Indies and the Gulf of Mexico.

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