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A2 East Transect – 2010

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Permanent Site: A2 East Transect; Depth: 12.6 Meters (Feet 41.3); Distance from river mouth: Kilometers 1.8 (1.1 Miles); Pre/Post Dam Removal: 1 year pre-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.14130295, -123.58766124; Site Description: One of our deeper sites at over 40 feet. Sediment is primarily sand/sandy mud. Annual species of seaweeds are present but not abundant. Invertebrates seen on video: giant sea cucumber Parastichopus californicus (0:07 seconds), sunflower sea star Pycnopodia helianthoides (0:15, 0:46 seconds), sand-rose anemone Urticina columbiana (1:15 seconds). Elwha River Nearshore, Strait of Juan de Fuca, Washington, USA




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