ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:4981Date:10/27/18
Chief Scientist:CordesOperations Area:Quepos Hills
Pilot:D. ForsmanObserver 1:Charlotte Seid
Observer 2:Juan Alvarado
Launch Time:13:16Time Submerged:8:42
Time on Surface:21:58Bottom Time:7:07
Depth:1497 metersPurpose:Biology
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Observed:Basalt lava, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Sponges, Urchins, CoralsSampled:Anemones, Basalt lava, Midwater organisms, Non-vent fish, Xenophyophores
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Remarks:Site Description: Rocky bottom, 60-70 degree with boulder; Dive Highlights: Rocky bottom, great diversity of octocorals, with greatest abundances between 1350-1300 m (strong current zone), great diversity of Crinoids (3-4 Self-propelled particles, spp) really abundant.