Hot Vent Tubeworm

This specimen came from the Endeavour segment of the Juan de Fuca Ridge, deep in the sea 300 km off the coast of BC. Along this ridge, superheated, sulfur-rich water emerges from beneath the Earth’s crust to mix with cold ocean water, producing “black smokers” from active, spreading centres. In this hostile environment, Hot Vent…Hot Vent Tubeworm
Status: Inherit