A Wandering Enteropneust from the Abyssal Pacific, and the Distribution of "Spiral" Tracks on the Sea Floor

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Science  01 Oct 1965:
Vol. 150, Issue 3692, pp. 60-63
DOI: 10.1126/science.150.3692.60


Certain coiled tracks appear in photographs from the bottom of most oceans and are abundant in some regions. Enteropneusts are among the forms responsible for such tracks although, despite earlier evidence, they are rarely considered to be either active or abyssal.