GP2 West Transect – 2011
Permanent Control Site: GP2 West Transect; Depth: 13.1 Meters (43 Feet); Distance from river mouth: 18.8 Kilometers (11.6 Miles) east; Pre/Post Dam Removal: 1 month pre-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.12781102,-123.31645664; Site Description: This site was established as the eastern control. Substrate is mainly a gravel/sand/cobble mixture surrounding boulders (1:05 seconds). Red, green and brown seaweed is abundant though growth is less dense than at shallower sights. Four species of browns were recorded including Agarum fimbriatum (0:40seconds) growing on the boulders. A variety of invertebrates were present but none were abundant. Invertebrates seen on video: sunflower sea star Pycnopodia helianthoides (1:03 seconds).