C. L. Van Dover, C. R. German, K. G. Speer, L. M. Parson, R. C. Vrijenhoek, Science Magazine
This Science Magazine article reviews the diversity, evolution, and biogeography of deep-sea vent and seep invertebrates. Beginning with their initial discovery in 1977, this article examines the evolutionary history of vent and seep invertebrates, the dispersal and gene flow in contemporary deep-sea hydrothermal vent environments, biogeography, and deep-ocean circulation. The article is supplemented with a descriptive map and schematics. A subscription to Science Magazine may be required to view this resource.
Subject: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Evolution, Ecology:Habitats:Benthic, Biology:Diversity, Microbiology Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations Grade Level: General Public, College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12) Extreme Environments: High Pressure, Extremely Hot Ocean Environments: Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal:Hydrothermal Systems Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:EcologyKeyword: Alvinella