ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2623Date:06/24/93
Cruise:AII-129Leg:07
Chief Scientist:VAN DOVER/JANNASCHOperations Area:MID-ATLANTIC RIDGE - Snake Pit
Latitude:23-22.1NLongitude: 44-57.1W
Pilot:R. GrieveObserver 1:David Lovalvo
Observer 2:Michael Black
Launch Time:0829Time Submerged:8:19
Time on Surface:1648Bottom Time:
Depth:3511 metersPurpose:BIOLOGY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2196-2197, 2331-2799, data transferred from 3.5" diskette(s)
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 2623-25Moving Images:3 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Basalt lava, Crabs, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Mussels, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, Soft sediment, Sponges, Vent fish, HolothuriansSampled:Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Mussels, Snails/Limpets, Temperature records
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:anemones(large) at site periphery; small anemones in close association with known vest andemic(?) fauna.