The giant clam <em>Calyptogena magnifica</em> was seen in abundance  at the “Calyfield” vent field.

The giant clam Calyptogena magnifica was seen in abundance at the “Calyfield” vent field. Image courtesy of Tim Shank (WHOI), Gal├ípagos Expedition 2002.

 

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