ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:4194Date:05/29/06
Chief Scientist:Fisher/RobertsOperations Area:Alaminos Canyon 645
Pilot:M. SpearObserver 1:Bob Carney
Observer 2:Cindy Petersen
Launch Time:12:59Time Submerged:9:04
Time on Surface:22:03Bottom Time:6:18
Depth:2241 metersPurpose:Biology
Still Images: Moving Images:6 DVcam tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Carbonates, Cold seep, Midwater organisms, Mussels, Non-vent fish, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Soft sediment, Sponges, Tube worms, Vent fish, dead clamsSampled:ALVIN navigation, Carbonates, Cold seep, Mussels, Sea cucumbers, Soft sediment, Tube worms
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Remarks:Seep location w/ extensive tubework areas and a few scattered corals. Surrounding mud bottom w/ abundant holothureids and "whip" corals