C2 West Transect – 2016

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Permanent Site: C2 West Transect; Depth: 16.5 Meters (54.2 Feet); Distance from river mouth: 0.7 Kilometers (0.5 Miles); Pre/Post Dam Removal: 5 years post-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.147841,-123.57663268; Site Description: One of our deepest sites. Substrate is all muddy sand. Seaweed is absent. Woody debris is present (1:18 seconds). The featherduster tubeworms that were abundant the previous year are almost all gone. Geoduck clams Panopea generosa (0:09, 0:14, 0:56 seconds) are common. Very little other invertebrates were present. A ball of eggs from the squid Loligo opalescens can be seen rolling along in the current at 1:24 seconds.
 

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Length: 00:02:14

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)

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