Biodiversity and Biogeography of hydrothermal Vent Species

  • E. Paul Oberlander
  • Published 2007


30 Challenger Deep Unusual life forms may have evolved under conditions of extreme pressure in this 11,000meter-deep trench, the deepest part of the world’s oceans. New Zealand This region has a full spectrum of habitats supporting seafl oor life (hydrothermal vents, cold seeps, whale carcasses, and wood from shipwrecks and trees) in close proximity. How… (More)


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