ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:4989Date:11/04/18
Chief Scientist:CordesOperations Area:Jaco Scar
Pilot:D. ForsmanObserver 1:Lisa Levin
Observer 2:David Cassagrande
Launch Time:13:03Time Submerged:9:03
Time on Surface:22:06Bottom Time:7:10
Depth:1859 metersPurpose:Biology
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Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Carbonates, Clams, Cold seep, Lo temp vents, Mussels, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, Soft sediment, Tube worms, Urchins, XenophyophoresSampled:Clams, Mussels, Other worms, Snails/Limpets, Tube worms, Xenophyophores
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Remarks:Dive Highlights: 8.97 degree Celsius  venting at 6 degree site. Hydrothermal seep! Baby bushmaster. Large octopus and skates. Awesome Walls of worms.