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NE Pual

Name Alias(es): 
Northeast Pual
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Notes on Vent Field Description: 
during ROV Jason II dive 218 in 2006 a site was observed 8-km NE of PACMANUS, site called "NE Pual"; cruise report: "Another vent field in its waning stages was also discovered ~8 km northeast of PACMANUS on the Northeast Pual Ridge."; lat, lon, depth from Jason Virtual Van; Reeves et al. (2011): "Fluids venting at NE Pual were predominantly low temperature/diffuse in nature in 2006 and only a single fluid with a maximum temperature of 35 C was sampled", "numerous inactive sulfide chimneys and lack of higher temperature venting suggests hydrothermal activity in this area is waning"
Notes Relevant to Biology: 
Reeves et al. (2011): "presence of extensive biological activity (snails, shrimp, mussel beds and microbial mats)"
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first): 
2006 ROV Jason II
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Reeves, E.P., et al. (2011) Geochemistry of hydrothermal fluids from the PACMANUS, Northeast Pual and Vienna Woods hydrothermal fields, Manus Basin, Papua New Guinea. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 75, 1088-1123, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2010.11.008.