K1 East Transect – 2015

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Detailed Description

Permanent Site: K1 East Transect; Depth: 6.7 Meters (22.0 Feet); Distance from river mouth: 4.5 Kilometers (2.8 Miles) east; Pre/Post Dam Removal: 4 years post-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.13592923,-123.5101581; Site Description: This is a shallow site. Sediment is a gravel/sand mixture. Both red (0:44, 0:48 seconds) and brown seaweed was abundant and appears close to pre-dam removal levels. Seven species of browns were recorded including Alaria marginata (0:19, 1:02 seconds), Saccharina spp. (1:43, 2:13 seconds), acid kelp Desmarestia (0:37seconds) and the perennial seaweed Pterygophora californica (0:30 seconds). A variety of invertebrates were present but none were abundant.


Date Taken:

Length: 00:02:28

Lat / Long: 48.135929230000 / -123.510158100000

Location Taken: US

Video Credits

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