R. pachyptila lives in sulfide rich environments along hydrothermal vents on the ocean floor (Black et al. 1997, Univ. of Delware Marine Studies. 2000).
Aquatic Biomes: benthic ; oceanic vent
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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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