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A1 West Transect – 2016

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Permanent Site: A1 West Transect; Depth: 9.0 Meters (29.6 Feet); Distance from river mouth: 1.9 Kilometers (1.2 Miles) West; Pre/Post Dam Removal: 5 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 common this year. Most noticeable change is the presence of bull kelp Nereocystis luetkeana along the entire transect (especially seen at 0:36 seconds). Feather duster tubeworms Eudistylia vancouveri are still seen everywhere.




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