Notes on Vent Field Description:
just south of Gulf of California; intersection of EPR axis with Tamayo Transform; observed clams and potential hydrothermal precipitates
Notes Relevant to Biology:
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first):
1979 submersible Alvin did not confirm activity
Discovery References (text):
(did not confirm activity) Gallo et al., Mar. Geophys. Res., 6, 159-185, 1984, Tectonics at the intersection of the East Pacific Rise with Tamayo Transform fault.