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    Updated on Aug 22, 2020. Posted on Feb 22, 2012

    Six Terrifying Photos Of Deep-Sea-Dwelling Bristle Worms

    Polychaetes, or bristle worms, are a class of deep-sea-dwelling annelid worms. Thanks to a new macro photo gallery of them on the Telegraph's website, it's safe to say bristle worms are also TERRIFYING. Here are six examples of why.

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    OK, so this one is more "Georgia O'Keeffe painting" than "terrifying sea monster," but still.

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    And this one is actually kind of cute?

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