Beautiful large tubeworms, some of which we collected were a meter in length and an centimeter in diameter at the opening to their tube, were seen for the first time at this site.

Beautiful large tubeworms, some of which we collected were a meter in length and an centimeter in diameter at the opening to their tube, were seen for the first time at this site. Image courtesy of MARUM, University of Bremen and NOAA-Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory.

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