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Nisiros

Name Alias(es): 
Nisyros
Nysiros
Vent Sites: 
Lefkos Bay
Max Temperature Category: 
Latitude: 
36.5600
Longitude: 
27.1400
Location on map: 
National Jurisdiction: 
Maximum or Single Reported Depth (mbsl): 
18
Tectonic setting: 
Volcano Number (if applicable): 
Host Rock: 
NotProvided
Deposit Type: 
LTH
Notes on Vent Field Description: 
position approximate, SW coast; http://www.geowarn.ethz.ch/index.asp?ID=16&cat=124, accessed 27 May 2015, "Systematic periodic measurements of thermal waters from Nisyros, Kos and Yali"
Notes Relevant to Biology: 
see Diapoulis et al. (1994)
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first): 
1994 or earlier, likely by SCUBA
Other References (text): 
Varnavas, S.P. and Cronan, D.S., 1991. Hydrothermal metallogenic processes off the islands of Nisiros and Kos in the Hellenic Volcanic Arc. Marine Geology 99, 109-133.
[Diapoulis A, Koussouris T, Boganos C, Frotis G, Berthas I (1994) Distribution of benthic organisms in a volcanic sea area, Aegean Sea, Greece. Fresenius Environ Bull 3: 16-23.]
Dando, P. R. (2010) Biological communities at marine shallow-water vent and seep sites. In: Kiel, S. (Ed.) The vent and seep biota – from microbes to ecosystems. Topics in Geobiology 33: 33-378. Springer.