black smoker

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black smoker

[¦blak ′smōk·ər]
(oceanography)
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Most are conducting their studies in poorly known habitats, from geyser-like deep sea vents to undersea mountains that host a remarkable range of unique species.
They live in some of the most extreme environments on Earth, including volcanic pools, hot springs, deep sea vents and polar ice.
Yet cavitation is widespread, Suslick notes, from ultrasound imaging to steam bubbles from deep sea vents (SN: 9/7/96, p.
Many live in extreme environments, like hot springs or deep sea vents.