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Alvinellidae
also called Alvinellids and has 2 more synonyms

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  1. are a family of small, deep-sea polychaete worms endemic to hydrothermal vents in the Pacific Ocean

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 13, 2009
  2. Belonging to the order Terebellida, the family contains two genera, Alvinella and Paralvinella

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  3. the former genus contains two valid species and the latter eight

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  4. Members of the family are termed alvinellids

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  5. The family was first described in 1979 after discoveries made off the Galápagos Islands by the crew of the DSV Alvin

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