Equipment Used: Tucker trawl
Description of Catch: Lots of little
leptocephali (larval eels)
Equipment Used: Submarine Johnson Sea-Link
Description of Catch: Two different
species of crabs, an octopus, an orange
sea urchin, Nictophid fish, brittle stars
Other Observations: The visibility
was terrific and we plan to have Art
Howard, videographer, in the sphere for the second dive.
AFTERNOON SUB DIVE
|| 4:14 - 7:20 pm
|| 33°, 33.8 minutes N
76°, 28.3 minutes W
|| Ocean Depth:
|| Depth of Equipment:
|| Water Temperature at Equipment
|| 10.8° C
|| Wind Speed and Direction:
|| No report
|| Flat seas, patchy sun and
Equipment Used: Submarine Johnson
Description of Catch: Redeye
gaper, orange crinoid starfish.
Other Observations: There were lots
of brittle stars on the Lophelia.
The bioluminescence was spectacular!
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