ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2340Date:03/10/91
Cruise:AII-125Leg:22
Chief Scientist:JANNASCHOperations Area:GUAYMAS BASIN
Latitude:27-00.4NLongitude:111-24.3W
Pilot:D. FosterObserver 1:Douglas Nelson
Observer 2:Marisol Vasques
Launch Time:0805Time Submerged:5:52
Time on Surface:1357Bottom Time:
Depth:2019 metersPurpose:BIOLOGY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2196-2197, 2331-2799, data transferred from 3.5" diskette
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 2339-44Moving Images:2 8mm video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Clams, Crabs, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Octopus, Sea stars, Soft sediment, Tube worms, Urchins, Vent fish, Xenophyophores(?)Sampled:Bacterial mats, Temperature records, (probe sediment) Tube worms
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Remarks:Estimate there are 10,000 to 100,000 riftia down here.