4SP1 East Transect – 2014

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Detailed Description

Permanent Site: 4SP1 - East Transect; Depth: 6.5 Meters (21.2 Feet); Distance from river mouth: 0.8 Kilometers (0.5 Miles) East; Pre/Post Dam Removal: 3 years post-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.15257, -123.556704; Site Description: The site has converted from gravel/cobble substrate to sand. Seaweed is completely absent. Dungeness crabs are seen regularly (0:06 seconds) as well as schools of sandlance (Ammodytes hexapterus) (0:52-1:02 minutes) and starry flounder Platichthys stellatus (1:18 minutes) who feed on the sandlance.


Date Taken:

Length: 00:03:06

Location Taken: Strait of Juan de Fuca, WA, US

Video Credits

Editor: Chloe Dawson
USGS Contact: Nancy Elder, Fishery Biologist, Marrowstone Marine Field Station (nelder@usgs.gov)