ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2509Date:03/25/92
Chief Scientist:EDMONDOperations Area:EAST PACIFIC RISE
Pilot:R. GrieveObserver 1:Roger Hughes
Observer 2:Viviane Solis-Weiss
Launch Time:0815Time Submerged:7:51
Time on Surface:1606Bottom Time:
Depth:2616 metersPurpose:GEOCHEMISTRY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2196-2197, 2331-2799, data transferred from 3.5" diskette(s)
Still Images:1 Reel(s) 35mm color film Moving Images:3 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Basalt lava, Clams, Crabs, Hi temp vents, Midwater organisms, Mussels, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Snails/Limpets, Tube worms, Vent fish, Other crustaceansSampled:Clams, Hi temp vents, Mussels, Other worms, Tube worms
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Remarks:Very large population of Riftia and giant clams. May fishes in association with the Riftias, large populations of crustaceans.