Giant tube worms, Riftia pachyptila, are marine invertebrates in the phylum
Annelida related to tube worms commonly found in the intertidal and pelagic
Since that time, more than 300 new species of giant tube worms were identified.
Giant tube worms can survive in the complete darkness, on a depth of 5.280 feet
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Tubeworms at the cold and calm hydrocarbon-seep sites in the Gulf of Mexico
have surprisingly long life spans, especially compared to their cousins living at
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Click for amazing facts ... Tubeworms and bacteria make a great team. ... Thirty
years ago, when scientists discovered tubeworms in deep sea vents, they were ...
A recent deep-sea expedition to the Galápagos Rift focused on giant tubeworms
that live amid underwater hydrothermal vents discovered 25 years ago.
The Johnson Sea-Link working on a bush of tubeworms. The tubeworms shown
here are over 5 feet long and extend far into the sediment below. Click image for
Quick Facts. Common Name: Giant Tube Worm. Scientific Name: Riftia pachyptila
. Size: +/- 2 meters (adults) Weight: N/A Color: White body with bright red ...
Giant tube worms are marine invertebrates that can be found from a mile to
several miles deep in the Pacific Ocean floor. They have not many predators ...