ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:4177Date:05/13/06
Cruise:AT-15Leg:03
Chief Scientist:Fisher/RobertsOperations Area:Green Canyon 852
Latitude:27-06.331NLongitude:091-09.918W
Pilot:M. SpearObserver 1:Ian Macdonald
Observer 2:Monika Bright
Launch Time:13:00Time Submerged:6:27
Time on Surface:19:27Bottom Time:4:49
Depth:1422 metersPurpose:Biology
Sponsor:NOAA/OtherData:
Still Images: Moving Images:6 DVcam tape(s)
Observed:Bacterial mats, Carbonates, Cold seep, Mussels, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Sea cucumbers, Soft sediment, Sponges, Tube worms, Vent fishSampled:Carbonates, Cold seep, Mussels, Soft sediment, Tube worms
FrameGrabber Link:http://4dgeo.whoi.edu/webdata/DAQ/AT15-03/Alvin-D4177/html/S0001.html
Remarks:This is a mid-slope seep community with abundant large tube worms and mussels. There are fairly massive carbonates.