K1 West Transect – 2016

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Detailed Description

Permanent Site: K1 West Transect; Depth: 5.6 Meters (18.4 Feet); Distance from river mouth: 4.5 Kilometers (2.8 Miles) east; Pre/Post Dam Removal: 5 years post-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.13592923,-123.51082988; Site Description: This is a shallow site. Sediment is a gravel/sand mixture. Both red (0:59) and brown seaweed was abundant but this year browns were more abundant than the reds. Eight species of browns were recorded including Alaria marginata (1:03, 1:07 seconds), acid kelp Desmarestia (0:20, 1:19seconds), three-ribbed kelp Cymathere triplicata (0:24, 0:46 seconds) and the perennial seaweed Pterygophora californica (0:42, 1:21 seconds). A variety of invertebrates were present but none were abundant or seen on video.


Date Taken:

Length: 00:00:08

Lat / Long: 48.135929230000 / -123.510829880000

Location Taken: US

Video Credits

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