ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:4973Date:10/19/18
Chief Scientist:CordesOperations Area:Jaco Scar
Pilot:D. ForsmanObserver 1:Victoria Orphan
Observer 2:Natalya Gallo
Launch Time:13:14Time Submerged:8:45
Time on Surface:21:59Bottom Time:6:58
Depth:1907 metersPurpose:Biology
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Observed:Bacterial mats, Carbonates, Clams, Cold seep, Crabs, Lo temp vents, Midwater organisms, Mussels, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Sea cucumbers, Snails/Limpets, Soft sediment, Tube worms, Urchins, Vent fish, XenophyophoresSampled:Bacterial mats, Carbonates, Clams, Cold seep, Lo temp vents, Mussels, Other worms, Snails/Limpets, Soft sediment, Urchins, Xenophyophores
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Remarks:Site Description: Jaco Scar VW tube worm bush, 6 degree celsius, H2O site and far, far away; Dive Highlights: 7.5 degree celsius water measument at water site, diverse chemosynthetic fauna and thick microbial mats, succesful collection of samples