1. typical shipworm
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  • This process took years, as the polyethylene glycol soaked into the wood and replaced the fibers of the wood lost to the ocean. unlike many ship wreck the Vasa was not attacked by teredo worms the bane to wooden ships before the advent of affixing a copper bottom. Archive 2008-05-04
  • Sharks have been known to decide to bite them, there were worms called Teredo worms, which used to like to eat the gutta percha, which was used to insulate the copper wire at the core of the cable.
  • A caterpillar also is engendered in hives, of a species nicknamed the teredo, or ‘borer’, with which creature the bee never interferes. The History of Animals
  • In early wooden ships, a sheathing of metallic copper was used to protect the timbers from being invaded by shipworms known as teredos - worms that bore into wood and weaken its structure.
  • A salt-water creature very destructive to shipping and the wharves is the teredo, or ship-worm. Stories of California
  • The drunken man teeteredon the edge of the pavement.
  • The protection was needed only during the time the caisson was afloat and before it was entirely submerged below the riverbed, where the sea worm, the teredo, never penetrates. The Great Bridge
  • In the age of wooden ships, teredos and other wood-borers were a tremendous problem.
  • Fossil wood with _Teredo antenautæ_ is also met with, and pyritous casts of univalve and bivalve shells. Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society - Vol. 3 Zoology
  • Around the same time, an invasive worm called the teredo ravaged the docks and pilings along the waterfront, and periodic fires wiped out most of the buildings. SFGate: Top News Stories
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