ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:4910Date:05/25/17
Chief Scientist:CordesOperations Area:Mount 12 Costa Rica
Pilot:J. GrauObserver 1:Todd Litke
Observer 2:Greg Rouse
Launch Time:14:04Time Submerged:8:16
Time on Surface:22:20Bottom Time:7:20
Depth:1004 metersPurpose:Biology
Still Images: Moving Images:1 LTO-5 Data Cartridge
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Carbonates, Clams, Cold seep, Midwater organisms, Mussels, Non-vent fish, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, Soft sediment, Tube worms, Vent fish, Xenophyophores, CoralsSampled:Bacterial mats, Carbonates, Clams, Mussels, Snails/Limpets, Soft sediment
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Remarks:Dive Highlights: Numerous mussels and yeti crabs observed and sampled. Collected 'active' and 'inactive' rocks and transported from over 600m to offsite background location.