ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2209Date:04/11/90
Cruise:AII-125Leg:4
Chief Scientist:LUTZ/BROOKSOperations Area:ALAMINOS CANYON
Latitude:26-21.1NLongitude: 94-30.3W
Pilot:G. RajculaObserver 1:Paul Aharon
Observer 2:Susanne Mcdonald
Launch Time:0833Time Submerged:8:35
Time on Surface:1708Bottom Time:
Depth:2340 metersPurpose:GEOLOGY
Sponsor:NOAAData:
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Moving Images:3 8mm video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Carbonates, Cold seep, Crabs, Mussels, Non-vent fish, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Soft sediment, Sponges, Tube worms, Vent fish, Sea PensSampled:Carbonates, Mussels, Soft sediment, Tube worms
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Remarks:No stained sediments observed; very few bacterial mats, unlike "normal" petroleum seeps.