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Riftia tube worm colony Galapagos 2011

Image of Hydrothermal Vent Worm

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Summary[edit] DescriptionAPI English: Photo of one of the largest concentrations of Riftia pachyptila observed, with anemones and mussels colonizing in close proximity. From the 2011 NOAA Galapagos Rift Expedition.
The original NOAA image has been modified by increasing brightness. Date 23 July 2011 Source Flickr NOAA Photo Library Author NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Galapagos Rift Expedition 2011

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NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Galapagos Rift Expedition 2011
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