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*Alvinella pompejana*

East Pacific Rise, w. of Costa Rica Pacific Ocean This specimen will be on show in the Hunterian Museum Main gallery displays from Easter 2007.

Information on deep sea vent animals available at
http://www.ocean.udel.edu/extreme2003/creatures/index.html




In 1998, Craig Cary of the University of Delaware, using a manned submersible craft, discovered that the so-called "pompeii worm", co…