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F1 West Transect – 2012

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Detailed Description

Permanent Site: F1 West Transect; Depth: 9.7 Meters (32 Feet); Distance from river mouth: 1.3 Kilometers (0.8 Miles) east; Pre/Post Dam Removal: 10 months post-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.15292999, -123.55078602; Site Description: This is a shallow site with gravel/cobble substrate and an occasional boulder. Algae is almost all gone except for the perennial seaweed Pterygophora californica (0:14, 1:00 seconds) whose stalks remains but the fronds are either absent or tattered. Invertebrates seen on video: sunflower sea star Pycnopodia helianthoides (0:47, 1:45 seconds). 




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