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Hydrothermal vent limpets
Image ID: 29393
Common Name: Hydrothermal vent limpets
Scientific Name: Lepetodrilus and Eulepetopsis
Location: Hydrothermal Vents, Equatorial Pacific
Description: A variety of vent limpets (Lepetodrillus, Eulepetopsis) living on the shell of the vent mussel, Bathymodiolus, which forms an important habitat for these grazing limpets.
Keywords: Hydrothermal vent limpet, deep-sea limpet, Lepetodrillus, Eulepetopsis, Bathymodiolus, black smoker, Mollusca, Gastropoda, Patellogastropoda,
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