Bangor University scientists launch lugworm sex life study and they want YOU to help them
Scientists at Bangor University want your help to study the sex lives of worms.
Boffins are now asking the people of North Wales to keep an eye out for signs of passion in the lugworm population as part of a new project.
The Arenicola marina - more commonly known as the lugworm – plays an important role in fisheries as a source of bait and is a vital source of food for wader birds and fish.
But the species’ mating opportunities are limited as lugworms spend most of their lives burrowed deep in the sediment.
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