Deep Bottom Life and Hydrothermal Vents
Lecture no. 27 from the course: Oceanography: Exploring Earth's Final Wilderness
Taught by Professor Harold J. Tobin | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Continue your investigation of the benthic zone by exploring the deep ocean bottom, where astonishing diversity exists in cold, darkness, and high pressure. Your tour includes sea cucumbers, brittle stars, herds of sea pigs, and the unique community around deep sea vents, which extracts energy from the Earth itself.