F2 West Transect – 2015

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Detailed Description

Permanent Site: F2 West Transect; Depth: 11.2 Meters (36.9 Feet); Distance from river mouth: 1.5 Kilometers (0.9 Miles) east; Pre/Post Dam Removal: 4 years post-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.15672004,-123.55036603; Site Description: Visibility is poor on video due to a large amount of surge on the day of the dive. Substrate is mainly a gravel - cobble mixture with an occasional boulder. Seaweed has returned but is not as abundant as pre-dam removal levels. Larger reds are present (1:37 seconds). Eight species of brown seaweed were noted with the most abundant being Laminaria setchellii, the short stalked seaweed seen at 2:01 seconds. Invertebrates were present but not abundant and none are seen on video.


Date Taken:

Length: 00:02:07

Lat / Long: 48.156720040000 / -123.550366030000

Location Taken: US

Video Credits

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