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Giant tubeworm
Image ID: 29488
Common Name: Giant tubeworm
Scientific Name: Riftia pachyptila
Location: Hydrothermal Vents, Equatorial Pacific
Description: Two species of giant tubeworm together: Riftia pachyptila in the foreground and Tevnia jerichonana in the background. Both species coexist at deep-sea hydrothermal vents.
Keywords: Riftia pachyptila, giant tubeworm, hydrothermal vent worm, symbiotic bacteria, red, Annelida, Pogonophera,
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