ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:3123Date:07/15/97
Chief Scientist:VRIJENHOEKOperations Area:MID-ATLANTIC RIDGE - Broken Spur
Pilot:P. HickeyObserver 1:Gyongyver Levai
Observer 2:Kathy Allen Copley
Launch Time:08:21Time Submerged:7:25
Time on Surface:15:46Bottom Time:3:53
Depth:3060 metersPurpose:BIOLOGY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 3116-33
1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2950-3744, data transferred from 3.5" diskettes
Still Images:2 Reels 35mm color film Incl. Dives 3123-27Moving Images:3 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Basalt lava, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Soft sediment, Vent fish, Slurped shrimp, OphivroidsSampled:Anemones, (sulfide with some attached) Hi temp vents, Lo temp vents, Temperature records, Vent fish, Slurped shrimp
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Remarks:Observed black shrimp on unmarked mound structure between triple tower and spire, unique aggregations of small yellowish(?)(juv. mussels, gastropods, unknown)