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Deep-sea Pompeii Worm
Image ID: 29326
Common Name: Deep-sea Pompeii Worm
Scientific Name: Alvinella pompejana
Location: Hydrothermal Vents, Equatorial Pacific
Description: Close-up showing the bacteria-coated filaments that cover the body of the hydrothermal vent worm, Alvinella pompejana
Keywords: Alvinella, Alvinella caudata, annelid, deep-sea pompeii worm, hydrothermal vent worm, black smoker worm, tube-worm, extreme temperature, bacteria, symbionts
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