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Giant tubeworm
Image ID: 29487
Common Name: Giant tubeworm
Scientific Name: Riftia pachyptila
Location: Hydrothermal Vents, Equatorial Pacific
Description: Two classic hydrothermal vent organisms together - a giant tubeworm, Riftia, in the foreground, with the vent mussel Bathymodiolus in the background.
Keywords: Riftia pachyptila, giant tubeworm, hydrothermal vent worm, symbiotic bacteria, red, Annelida, Pogonophera, Bathymodiolus, hydrothermal vent mussel
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