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08/25/03 Selected Data Logs

DIP NETTING

date Date: 08/25/03
time Time: 5:16 - 5:48 am
latitude/longitude Latitude/Longitude: 33° 26.1 minutes N
77° 02.3 minutes W
ocean depth Ocean Depth: 179 ft
depth of equipment Depth of Equipment: At surface
temperature Water Temperature at Equipment Depth: 29.7° C
wind speed/direction Wind Speed and Direction: 9.5 knots SE
seas Conditions: 2' seas, overcast, 27.5° C

Equipment Used: Dip nets (with lights)

Description of Catch: Numerous flyingfish representing several different species

Other observations: Salinity 35.2


DIP NETTING

date Date: 08/25/03
time Time: 5:48 - 6:02 am
latitude/longitude Latitude/Longitude: 33°, 27 minutes N
77°, 2.8 minutes W
ocean depth Ocean Depth: 166 ft
depth of equipment Depth of Equipment: At surface
temperature Water Temperature at Equipment Depth: 29.7° C
wind speed/direction Wind Speed and Direction: 7.2 knots, SE
seas Conditions: 2' seas, overcast, 27.3° C

Equipment Used: Dip nets (with lights)

Description of Catch: Numerous flyingfish, needlefish

Other Observations: As the skies lightened, our artificial light became less effective and we had to give up. Salinity 35.3


MORNING SUB DIVE

date Date: 08/25/03
time Time: 7:57 - 11:15 am
latitude/longitude Latitude/Longitude: 33°, 24.6 minutes N
77°, 04.6 minutes W
ocean depth Ocean Depth: 1,073 ft.
depth of equipment Depth of Equipment: 1,073 ft.
temperature Water Temperature at Equipment Depth: 20.7° C
wind speed/direction Wind Speed and Direction: 5.0 knots SSE
seas Conditions: 1-3 ft. seas, mostly cloudy

Equipment Used: Submarine Johnson Sea-Link

Description of Catch: 1 large unusual starfish

Other Observations: Art Howard was in the bow taking High Definition
video while Liz Baird was in the stern trying to identify fish.

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