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A1 East Transect – 2013

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Permanent Site: A1 East Transect; Depth: 7.9 Meters (25.9 Feet); Distance from river mouth: 1.8 Kilometers (1.1 Miles) West; Pre/Post Dam Removal: 2 years 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 very sparse this year. The patch of eelgrass (Zostera marina) seen in 2011-2012 is gone. Invertebrates seen on video: stubby rose anemone Urticina coriacea (0:08, 0:31 seconds); graceful crab Metacarcinus gracilis (0:41, 0:51, 1:16 seconds); blood sea star Henricia leviuscula leviuscula (0:54 seconds); graceful decorator crab Oregonia gracilis (1:28 seconds).




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