Giant tube worms, Riftia pachyptila, are marine invertebrates in the phylum ...
Hydrothermal vent tubeworms get organic compounds from bacteria that live in ...
Tubeworms are thought to be among the longest-lived animals on earth: some ...
the University of Delaware; Tubeworms that live on whale bones, from Geotimes
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The giant tube worm, also known to science as Riftia pachyptila, were totally ...
The organisms that live near these vents are unique because, unlike all other
living things on earth, they do not depend on sunlight for their source of energy.
Nov 1, 2010 ... Tube worms do not have a mouth or stomach so are unable to eat. ... And these
are very rigorous creatures that live in daunting situations that ...
Resembling giant lipsticks, giant tubeworms (Riftia pachyptila) live over a mile
deep on the Pacific Ocean floor near hydrothermal vents. They may grow to
Tubeworms at the cold and calm hydrocarbon-seep sites in the Gulf of Mexico ...
Tubeworms live on the sulfide and other nutrients in the fluids at both the seeps ...
A recent deep-sea expedition to the Galápagos Rift focused on giant tubeworms
that live amid underwater hydrothermal vents discovered 25 years ago.
Jan 12, 2007 ... When they discovered that the tubeworms had no mouth, digestive tract, or anus,
they learned that bacteria live inside the tubeworms' bodies in ...
www.ask.com/youtube?q=Where Do Tube Worms Live&v=2FFnrW_SUdM
Aug 2, 2011 ... The tube worm does not have many predators, as few creatures live on .... "since
a tubeworm has no mouth, how do bacteria enter the worm?
So how do tubeworms get their food? Their survival depends on asymbiotic
relationship with the billions of bacteria that live inside them. These bacteria