ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2481Date:12/14/91
Cruise:AII-125Leg:35
Chief Scientist:MULLINEAUX/VAN DOVEROperations Area:EAST PACIFIC RISE
Latitude:09-30.39NLongitude:104-15.01W
Pilot:P. HickeyObserver 1:Meredith Hullar
Observer 2:Adam Polcek
Launch Time:0802Time Submerged:8:55
Time on Surface:1657Bottom Time:
Depth:2583 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 Moving Images:3 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Basalt lava, Clams, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Midwater organisms, Mussels, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, Sponges, Tube worms, Vent fish, Xenophyophores, Other(VO)Sampled:ALVIN navigation, Bacterial mats, CTD records, Hi temp vents, Sea cucumbers, Short baseline nav, Temperature records, Other(VO)
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Remarks:Mussel beds with amphipod swarms; lots of bact. mats 1/2 cm deep; one black smoker.