Giant tubeworms

@article{Bright2013GiantT,
  title={Giant tubeworms},
  author={Monika Bright and Julia Klose and Andrea D. Nussbaumer},
  journal={Current Biology},
  year={2013},
  volume={23},
  pages={R224-R225}
}
Figure 1. The giant tubeworm Riftia pachyptila. (A) Dense aggregation at a hydrothermal vent of the East Pacific Rise. (B) Life cycle with aposymbiotic phase from fertilized egg to settled larva (blue), and symbiotic phase from larva in metamorphosis to adult (red). Infection of Endoriftia (red) from a free-living microbial community occurs in the larva. (C) Relationships of siboglinids outlining a hypothetical scenario of evolution of symbiosis in the trophosome originating from several… 
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