C2 West Transect – 2011

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Detailed Description

Permanent Site: C2 West Transect; Depth: 16.8 Meters (Feet 55.2); Distance from river mouth: 0.7 Kilometers (0.5 Miles); Pre/Post Dam Removal: 1 month pre-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.147841,-123.57663268; Site Description: Mainly sand with small amounts of gravel. One of our deepest sites. Mainly sand with small amounts of gravel. Red and brown seaweeds are abundant but grow smaller than at our shallower sites. Featherduster tubeworms are abundant, mainly Eudistylia vancouveri (0:33, 1:40 seconds), Eudistylia polymorpha (1:11 seconds), and Schizobranchia insignis (0:29, 1:48 seconds). Other invertebrates seen on video: sand-rose anemone Urticina columbiana (0:12 seconds).


Date Taken:

Length: 00:02:01

Lat / Long: 48.147841000000 / 123.576632680000

Location Taken: US

Video Credits

Editor: Chloe Dawson
USGS Contact: Nancy Elder, Fishery Biologist, Marrowstone Marine Field Station, (nelder@usgs.gov)