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Animal Gallery - Index page 1 of 3

This is a gallery of the species of deep-sea animals found at Axial Seamount. Most of these are only found at hydrothermal vents. Click on an individual image to find out more about that animal. Use the arrow buttons below to go to other index pages. Images and text provided by Verena Tunnicliffe.

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diagram of Mite
Mite
photo of squat lobster
Squat lobster
photo of mussel
mussel
photo of vent clam
Vent clam
photo of vent clam
Vent clam
photo of octopus
Octopus
photo of ciliate
Ciliate
photo of anemone
Anemone
photo of copepod
copepod
photo of sulphide copepod
Sulphide copepod
photo of sulfide copepod
Sulphide copepod
photo of common copepod
Common copepod
photo of common copepod
Common copepod
photo of copepod
copepod
dragram of copepod
copepod
photo of spider crab
Spider crab
photo of spider crab
Spider crab
photo of gyre snail
Gyre snail
photo of gastropod
gastropod
photo of split limpet
Split limpet
photo of common limpet
common limpet
photo of Juan de Fuca limpet
Juan de Fuca limpet
photo of glob snail
Glob snail
photo of gastropod
gastropod
photo of maia snail
maia Snail

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Links to animal video clips:
Octopus | Fathead Sculpin | Scaleworm | Tubeworms | Palmworms | Sulfideworms
Tubeworms and palmworms | Bag creatures | Octopus and fish | Crab on chimney

Pandorae worms | Scaleworm attack | Old tubeworm bush | Nascent tubeworms

Links to related concepts:
Hydrothermal vents | chemosynthesis | biological colonization of new lava

References cited in the Animal Gallery

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