Pyrococcus yayanosii CH1

Kingdom Archae

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Pyrococcus yayanosii CH1

Location: Thermal Vents of Mid Atlantic Oceanic Ridge


  • found at a depth of 4,100 meters
  • thermal vents are source of its energy
  • lives at pressures about 1000 times higher than atmospheric pressure
  • temperatures are 80-105 degrees Celsius


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