Other Invertebrates (corals, sponges, worms, etc.)

Nature and Science
Planaria in a cave stream
Common organisms living within the sediments of Mammoth Cave streams are nematodes or roundworms (undescribed), copepods (Maraenobiotus, Moraria, Nitocra, and Parastenocaris), tardigrades (Macrobiotus), and oligochaete worms (Aeolosoma).

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