Notes on Vent Field Description:
depth approximate (from GEBCO); Tao et al. (2008): "water column turbidity anomalies were observed over off-axis volcanoes near 102.827°W/2.084°S and 102.58°W/2.019°S."
Notes Relevant to Biology:
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first):
Discovery References (text):
Tao, C. et al. (2008) First Active Hydrothermal Vent Fields Discovered at the Equatorial Southern East Pacific Rise, AGU Fall Meeting, abstract #V41B-2081.