Small "Pompeii" worm worm coming out of its tube. These worms live in the hottest water of any of the vent animals and are one of the most thermally tolerant animals on Earth. Credit: Stephen Low Productions.
East Pacific Vent at 2,600meters on Tube Worm Pillar. Vent fish, giant tubeworms and crabs that prey on the worms.Credit: Stephen Low Productions.
French ROV Victor 6000 sampling black smokers. Credit: Daniel Desbruyères.
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