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Bubbylon

Temperature
Maximum Temperature: 
300
Location
Latitude: 
37.8
Longitude: 
-31.5333
Ocean: 
Region: 
National Jurisdiction: 
Depth (m)
Maximum or Single Reported Depth: 
1000
Tectonic setting: 
Full Spreading Rate (mm/a): 
19.9
Host Rock: 
NotProvided
Deposit Type: 
NotProvided
Notes on Vent Field Description: 
5 km south of Menez Gwen; used multibeam echosounder to "see" plume of gas bubbles, and several other sites with gas plumes are indicated
Notes Relevant to Biology: 
animals typical of nearby MAR vents
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first): 
2010 ROV MARUM-QUEST, same cruise as plume discovered by multibeam echosounder
References
Discovery References (text): 
press release, 7 October 2010, Max Planck Society (http://www.mpg.de/617026/pressRelease201010071)