4SP1 West Transect – 2013

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Detailed Description

Permanent Site: 4SP1 - West Transect; Depth: 6.2 Meters (20.5 Feet); Distance from river mouth: 0.8 Kilometers (0.5 Miles) East; Pre/Post Dam Removal: 2 years post-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.15257, -123.557376; Site Description: The former gravel/cobble substrate has almost been completely buried in sand. Between 0:29 – 0:37 seconds a small section of the former gravel/cobble substrate with some woody debris is present as well as a small sunflower sea star (Pycnopodia helianthoides). No live seaweeds are present. Only the bare stalks from the perennial kelp Pterygophora californica remain.


Date Taken:

Length: 00:01:35

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)