A1 West Transect – 2013

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Detailed Description

Permanent Site: A1 West Transect; Depth: 8.5 Meters (28.0 Feet); Distance from river mouth: 1.9 Kilometers (1.2 Miles) West; Pre/Post Dam Removal: 2 years 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 absent this year. Feather duster tubeworms Eudistylia vancouveri are seen along entire transect (0:36, 0:43, 0:45 etc. seconds) but the red algae that surrounded them in previous years is absent. Other species seen: graceful crab Metacarcinus gracilis (1:43 seconds).


Date Taken:

Length: 00:01:52

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)