ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2906Date:04/05/95
Cruise:AII-132Leg:4
Chief Scientist:MULLINEAUXOperations Area:EAST PACIFIC RISE - 9N Biotransect
Latitude:09-50.85NLongitude:104-17.48W
Pilot:R. WilliamsObserver 1:Ewann Agenbroad
Observer 2:Shannon Smith
Launch Time:0816Time Submerged:8:37
Time on Surface:1653Bottom Time:
Depth:2509 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 2905-08Moving Images:3 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Clams, Mussels, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, Sponges, Tube worms, Vent fish, Other(NO)Sampled:
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Small benthic octopus and fish living n the mussels--it looked like they disappeared into caverns created by the mussels.