Notes on Vent Field Description:
Nautilus Minerals press release, January 14, 2010: "Solwara 16 occurs approximately 20km SSW of Solwara 10 in the SW portion of the Manus Spreading Centre"
Notes Relevant to Biology:
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first):
2009 commercial ROV Fugro FV300 (activity not confirmed)
Discovery References (text):
Nautilus Minerals press release, January 14, 2010.
Other References (text):
SRK Consulting (2011) Nautilus Minerals Incorporated NI43-101 Technical Report 2010 PNG, Tonga, Fiji, Solomon Islands, New Zealand, Vanuatu and the ISA. Document Reference: NAT007 Nautilus 43-101 Technical Report 2011 Rev3.docx.