Image ID:29411
Common Name:Deep-sea Pompeii Worm
Scientific Name:Alvinella pompejana
Description:A pompeii worm in its papery tube. Many such tubes form honeycomb-like structures near the tips of black smoker chimneys in the deep sea.
Location:East Pacific Rise, 2.5 kilometres deep
Keywords:Alvinella, Alvinella caudata, annelid, deep-sea pompeii worm, hydrothermal vent worm, black smoker worm, tube-worm, extreme temperature, bacterial symbionts