Teredo navalis (Teredinidae)

toredoes or shipworms


Adults:

Similar to B. setacea, except only 10-15 cm in length, 10 mm in diameter.

Damage:

Teredo galleries

Similar to B. setacea.

 

 

 

 

 


Principal Hosts:

Wood in the marine environment.

Economic Importance:

T. navalis is of lesser importance in the coastal waters of B.C.

References and Links:

FC: 51.