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C2 East Transect – 2012

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Permanent Site: C2 East Transect; Depth: 16.1 Meters (Feet 52.7); Distance from river mouth: 0.7 Kilometers (0.4 Miles); Pre/Post Dam Removal: 10 months post-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.147841,-123.57596074; Site Description: One of our deepest sites. Substrate is now entirely all sand. Algae is almost gone. A few reds are seen at 0:48, 1:04, 1:49 seconds. Featherduster tubeworms are abundant, mainly Eudistylia vancouveri (0:30, 0:51) seconds) and Schizobranchia insignis (1:13 seconds). An E. vancouveri with its base surrounded by S. insignis is seen at 1:04 seconds. Other invertebrates seen on video: sunflower sea star Pycnopodia helianthoides (0:23, 0:41, 1:42 seconds), giant sea cucumber Parastichopus californicus (0:34 seconds), egg case of the moon snail Euspira lewisii (0:46, 1:06 seconds).




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