ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2903Date:04/02/95
Cruise:AII-132Leg:4
Chief Scientist:MULLINEAUXOperations Area:EAST PACIFIC RISE - 9N Biotransect
Latitude:09-50.75NLongitude:104-17.68W
Pilot:R. WilliamsObserver 1:Stacy Kim
Observer 2:Masahiro Nakaoka
Launch Time:0826Time Submerged:8:32
Time on Surface:1658Bottom Time:
Depth:2506 metersPurpose:BIOLOGY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2800-2950, data transferred from 3.5" diskettes
Still Images:2 Reels 35mm color film Incl. Dives 2902-04Moving Images:3 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Clams, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Mussels, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, Sponges, Tube wormsSampled:Mussels, Tube worms
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Remarks:Unusually high abundance of zooroids, including many very small ones(<10 cm).