Nereocystis luetkeanaMaxim Antipin
It sounds likes something out of a horror movie: Sea worms attack Russia!
People living on the Chukotka Peninsula in the country’s remote
In fact, it turns out the creepy entities are something less exciting: They’re a kind of algae known as Nereocystis luetkeana. They originate from the Pacific coast of North America, so they’ve come a long way. The algae can grow up to 25 m long and 20 cm in
Algae can grow up to 25 m long and 20 cm in diameterMaxim Antipin
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