ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2566Date:03/17/93
Chief Scientist:CALDEROperations Area:BERMUDA SLOPE
Latitude:32-35.0NLongitude: 64-54.9W
Pilot:T. ConnorsObserver 1:Dale Calder
Observer 2:Wolfgang Sterrer
Launch Time:0833Time Submerged:8:18
Time on Surface:1651Bottom Time:
Depth:3550 metersPurpose:BIOLOGY
Sponsor:ROMData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2196-2197, 2331-2799, data transferred from 3.5" diskette(s)
Still Images: camera malfunctionMoving Images:3 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Non-vent fish, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Sponges, Urchins, Other(NO)Sampled:Sponges, Other(NO)
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Transect undertaken up the slope from 3550m to 2500m (with a sediment sample at 2200m). Some high relief basaltic outcrops and with much sediment in level regions. One vertical wall at 3400 m had much fauna--)"live bottom", sponges, etc.