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C2 East Transect – 2014

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Detailed Description

Permanent Site: C2 East Transect; Depth: 16.3 Meters (Feet 53.6); Distance from river mouth: 0.7 Kilometers (0.4 Miles); Pre/Post Dam Removal: 3 years post-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.147841,-123.57596074; Site Description: One of our deepest sites. Substrate is all muddy sand. Seaweed is absent. Woody debris is seen (0:05 0:28, 1:52 seconds). Featherduster tubeworms, mainly Eudistylia vancouveri (1:28, 1:55 seconds) and Schizobranchia insignis, are present but scarce. Most common invertebrate are geoduck clams Panopea generosa ((large, oval indentations 0:15, 0:28, 1:23 seconds). Other invertebrates seen on video: truncate softshell clam Mya truncata (small siphon at 1:49 seconds), and sand-rose anemone Urticina columbiana (2:08 seconds).




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