Notes on Vent Field Description:
position and depth approximate; Halbach et al. (1995) did not find direct evidence of hydrothermal activity or deposits, but did find temperature anomalies at two locations on "eastern fault bounding of the axial ridge"
Notes Relevant to Biology:
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first):
Discovery References (text):
(temperature anomaly only) P Halbach et al., HYFIFLUX Cruise: German-French cooperation for the study of hydrothermalism and related tectonism, magmatism and biology of the active ridges of the North Fiji Basin (SW Pacific) InterRidge News, 4(1), 37-43, 1995.