A1 West Transect – 2012

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Detailed Description

Permanent Site: A1 West Transect; Depth: 8.4 Meters (27.7 Feet); Distance from river mouth: 1.9 Kilometers (1.2 Miles) West; Pre/Post Dam Removal: 10 months post-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.13870775, -123.586203; Site Description: Transect is in eastern part of Freshwater Bay. Sediment is primarily sand/sandy mud with patches of boulders. Seaweeds are sparse this year. Feather duster tubeworms Eudistylia vancouveri surrounded by clumps of red seaweeds are common on this transect (0:13, 0:18 seconds, etc). Other species seen: hermit crab Pagurus armatus (1:53 seconds); blood sea star Henricia leviuscula leviuscula (1:58 seconds).


Date Taken:

Length: 00:02:06

Lat / Long: 48.138707750000 / -123.586203000000

Location Taken: US

Video Credits

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