ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2330Date:12/16/90
Chief Scientist:LEVINOperations Area:FIEBERLING SEAMOUNT
Pilot:T. TengdinObserver 1:Lisa Levin
Observer 2:Elizabeth Garland
Launch Time:0801Time Submerged:7:57
Time on Surface:1558Bottom Time:
Depth:651 metersPurpose:BIOLOGY
Still Images:3 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 2324-30Moving Images:3 8mm video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Sponges, Urchins, Xenophyophores, (?) RattailsSampled:
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Magnificent performance by Tom. We acheived all our objectives on an extremely ambitious dive due to the patience and skill of the pilot. 3 km traversed, 7 hrs. bottom time.