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E2 West Transect – 2012

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Detailed Description

Permanent Site: E2 West Transect; Depth: 15.0 Meters (49.1 Feet); Distance from river mouth: 0.9 Kilometers (0.5 Miles) east; Pre/Post Dam Removal: 10 months post-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.15653002, -123.56197605; Site Description: This is one of our deeper sites. Substrate is mainly gravel/cobble with scattered boulders. Seaweed is almost all gone except for a few reds (0:55, 1:25 seconds). The yellow clumps seen on boulders are the staghorn bryozoan Heteropora pacifica (0:09, 1:05, 1:27 seconds). Other invertebrates seen on video: blood sea star Henricia leviuscula leviuscula (0:44 seconds), sunflower sea star Pycnopodia helianthoides (2:18 seconds).




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