ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2471Date:12/04/91
Cruise:AII-125Leg:35
Chief Scientist:MULLINEAUX/VAN DOVEROperations Area:EAST PACIFIC RISE
Latitude:09-49.54NLongitude:104-17.56W
Pilot:T. ConnorsObserver 1:Lisa Garland
Observer 2:Craig Lewis
Launch Time:0817Time Submerged:8:53
Time on Surface:1710Bottom Time:
Depth:2517 metersPurpose:BIOLOGY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2196-2197, 2331-2799, data transferred from 3.5" diskette(s)
Still Images:1 Reel(s) 35mm color film Moving Images:4 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Crabs, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Midwater organisms, Mussels, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Sea cucumbers, Snails/Limpets, Tube worms, Vent fish, Galatheid crabs, 2 sp. crabsSampled:ALVIN navigation, CTD records, Lo temp vents, Temperature records, Tube worms
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Remarks:Very large basalt pilar covered with riftia nearby mussel/serpalid beds. Tim did unbelievable job sampling, navigating and entertaining! Fairly good video coverage.