Notes on Vent Field Description:
Tao et al. (2009): "An active hydrothermal field was found at 63.9°E (63.923°E, 27.851°S, 2,759m) west to Mt. Jourdanne."
Notes Relevant to Biology:
Tao et al. (2009): "Large amount of alive faunas (anemone, crab, mussel and fish) was captured"
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first):
2009 DY115-20 Leg 7 (need reference to confirm activity)
Discovery References (text):
Tao et al. (2009) New hydrothermal fields found along the SWIR during the Legs 5-7 of the Chinese DY115-20 Expedition. AGU Fall Meeting abstract #OS21A-1150.