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C2 East Transect – 2015

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Detailed Description

Permanent Site: C2 East Transect; Depth: 16.3 Meters (Feet 53.4); Distance from river mouth: 0.7 Kilometers (0.4 Miles); Pre/Post Dam Removal: 4 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. Some woody debris is seen (0:39 seconds). Featherduster tubeworms, mainly Eudistylia vancouveri (0:42 seconds) and Schizobranchia insignis, are scarce and only located in the last 10 meters of the transect. Most common invertebrate are geoduck clams Panopea generosa (large, oval indentations at 1:21, 1:23 seconds). Other invertebrates seen on video: red rock crab Cancer productus (0:12, 1:31, 2:17 seconds).




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