ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2610Date:06/11/93
Chief Scientist:VAN DOVER/JANNASCHOperations Area:MID-ATLANTIC RIDGE - Tag Site
Latitude:26-06.2NLongitude: 44-49.7W
Pilot:P. HickeyObserver 1:David Lovalvo
Observer 2:Karl Stetter
Launch Time:0816Time Submerged:6:30
Time on Surface:1446Bottom Time:
Depth:3652 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 Incl. Dives 2610-11Moving Images:2 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Hi temp vents, Lo temp vents, Non-vent fish, Shrimp, Vent fishSampled:Hi temp vents, Lo temp vents, Shrimp
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Powerful black smokers with millions of shrimp, huge hydrothermal system, various kinds of crabs and deep sea fishes.