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Hydrothermal vent scaleworm
Image ID: 29482
Common Name: Hydrothermal vent scaleworm
Scientific Name: Not available
Location: Hydrothermal Vents, Equatorial Pacific
Description: A hydrothermal vent scale worm found living among giant tubeworms and mussels. A diverse fauna of polynoid worms inhabit hydrothermal vents, some thriving in hot water near the tips of black smokers.
Keywords: Hydrothermal vent scaleworm, Polynoid worm, Annelida, Polychaeta, Polynoidae, red, deep-sea worm
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