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Hydrothermal vent clam
Image ID: 29409
Common Name: Hydrothermal vent clam
Scientific Name: Calyptogena magnifica
Location: Hydrothermal Vents, Equatorial Pacific
Description: A giant hydrothermal vent clam, Calyptogena, from 2.5 kilometres on the East Pacific Rise. This clam genus also occurs at methane seeps/cold seeps.
Keywords: Hydrothermal vent clam, Calyptogena magnifica, deep-sea clam, methane seep, cold seep, Mollusca, Bivalvia, Vesicomyidae, white, giant, hand,
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