Image ID:29482
Common Name:Hydrothermal vent scaleworm
Scientific Name:Not available
Description:A hydrothermal vent scale worm found living among giant tubeworms and mussels. A diverse fauna of polynoid worms inhabit hydrothermal vents, some thriving in hot water near the tips of black smokers.
Location:Hydrothermal Vents, Equatorial Pacific
Keywords:Hydrothermal vent scaleworm, Polynoid worm, Annelida, Polychaeta, Polynoidae, red, deep-sea worm