Riftia pachyptila lives on the ocean floor near hydrothermal vents on the East Pacific Rise, more than a mile under the sea (Cary et al. 1989).
Biogeographic Regions: pacific ocean (Native )
This article is unpublished.
Appears under "Distribution"
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Jerry Kirkhart, Fresno City College
Brent Privett, Fresno City College
Privett, B. 2001. "Riftia pachyptila" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Riftia_pachyptila.html
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