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GP1 West Transect — 2011

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Detailed Description

Permanent Control Site: GP1 West Transect; Depth: 7.8 Meters (25.7 Feet); Distance from river mouth: 19.0 Kilometers (11.8 Miles) east; Pre/Post Dam Removal: 1 month pre-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.11852521,-123.31605203; Site Description: This site was established as the eastern control. Depth is medium-shallow. Substrate is mainly a gravel/sand/cobble mixture surrounding numerous large boulders. Red and brown seaweed was abundant. Eight species of browns were recorded and mainly consisted of the perennial seaweed Pterygophora californica (0:22, 0:34 seconds), Saccharina spp. and Pleurophycus gardneri. Bull kelp Nereocystis luetkeana was present (0:45 seconds). A variety of invertebrates were present but none were abundant or seen on the video.




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