A1 East Transect – 2012

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Detailed Description

Permanent Site: A1 East Transect; Depth: 8.4 Meters (27.5 Feet); Distance from river mouth: 1.8 Kilometers (1.1 Miles) West; Pre/Post Dam Removal: 10 months post-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.13870775, -123.5855312; Site Description: Transect is in eastern part of Freshwater Bay. Sediment is primarily sand/sandy mud with an occasional boulder. Seaweeds are sparse. A patch of the perennial seaweed Pterygophora californica with tattered fronds is seen on a boulder (0:39 seconds). Transect runs through a patch of eelgrass (Zostera marina) (0:47-0:54 seconds). 


Date Taken:

Length: 00:01:53

Location Taken: Elwha River, WA, US

Video Credits

Editor: Chloe Dawson
USGS Contact: Nancy Elder, Fishery Biologist, Marrowstone Marine Field Station