ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2868Date:11/21/94
Cruise:AII-131Leg:25
Chief Scientist:MULLINEAUX/CHILDRESSOperations Area:EAST PACIFIC RISE - 9N Biotransect
Latitude:09-50.38NLongitude:104-17.60W
Pilot:M. HeintzObserver 1:Katie Scott
Observer 2:Francois Lallier
Launch Time:0813Time Submerged:7:48
Time on Surface:1601Bottom Time:
Depth:2506 metersPurpose:BIOLOGY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2800-2950, data transferred from 3.5" diskettes
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 2865-68Moving Images:3 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Clams, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Mussels, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, Tube worms, Vent fishSampled:Clams, Mussels, Tube worms
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Active cherocutrophic(sp?) community (tubies, clams, mussels) octopi on handheld 35mm.