ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2535Date:05/22/92
Chief Scientist:MACDONALDOperations Area:ALAMINOS CANYON
Latitude:26-21.1NLongitude: 94-29.5W
Pilot:P. HickeyObserver 1:Ian Macdonald
Observer 2:Julie Ambler
Launch Time:0801Time Submerged:8:12
Time on Surface:1613Bottom Time:
Depth:2220 metersPurpose:BIOLOGY
Sponsor:NOAAData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2196-2197, 2331-2799, data transferred from 3.5" diskette(s)
Still Images:1 Reel(s) 35mm color film Moving Images:3 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Carbonates, Clams, Cold seep, Midwater organisms, Mussels, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Sea cucumbers, Shrimp, Snails/Limpets, Soft sediment, Sponges, Tube worms, Vent fish, MumdopsisSampled:ALVIN navigation, Basalt lava, Mussels, Soft sediment, Tube worms
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Remarks:Thriving colonies of large tube worms in patches over an area N 200m in length; interspersed with smaller beds of seep mytilids.