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F2 West Transect – 2012

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Detailed Description

Permanent Site: F2 West Transect; Depth: 11.6 Meters (38.2 Feet); Distance from river mouth: 1.5 Kilometers (0.9 Miles) east; Pre/Post Dam Removal: 10 months post-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.15672004,-123.55036603; Site Description: Substrate is mainly gravel mixed with a little cobble and an occasional boulder. Only remaining seaweeds are reds (0:06, 1:08 seconds) and the stalks of the perennial seaweed Pterygophora californica that are either dead (0:10, 0:34 seconds) or have limited, tattered fronds (1:06seconds). A variety of invertebrates are present but not abundant. . The yellow blotches seen on rocks throughout the video are encrusting bryozoans (0:19, 1:01 seconds). 




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