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08/26/03 Selected Data Logs

NIGHT DIP NETTING

date Date: 08/26/03
time Time: 12:10 - 1:10 am
latitude/longitude Latitude/Longitude: Starting lat/long:
33° 27.5 minutes N
77° 06.1 minutes W
ocean depth Ocean Depth: 123 - 128 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: 5.6 - 6.7 knots W
seas Conditions: calm seas, clear skies, 27.7° C

Equipment Used: Dip nets (with lights)

Description of Catch: Flyingfish, dolphin fish (mahi mahi), needlefish

Other observations: Numerous schools of squid present: one squid
seen catching and eating a juvenile flyingfish. Salinity 35.02


DIP NETTING

date Date: 08/26/03
time Time: 2:10 - 3:45 am
latitude/longitude Latitude/Longitude: 33°, 27 minutes N
77°, 2.8 minutes W
ocean depth Ocean Depth: 390 - 409 ft
depth of equipment Depth of Equipment: At surface
temperature Water Temperature at Equipment Depth: 29.5° C
wind speed/direction Wind Speed and Direction: 6.4 - 7.3 knots, WNW
seas Conditions: 2' seas, overcast, 27.5° C

Equipment Used: Dip nets (with lights)

Description of Catch: Flyingfish, needlefish, triggerfish, dolphin fish

Other Observations: Numerous schools of squid present


DIP NETTING

date Date: 08/26/03
time Time: 4:40 - 5:47 am
latitude/longitude Latitude/Longitude: 33°, 24.1 minutes N
77°, 05.0 minutes W
ocean depth Ocean Depth: 338 - 363 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: 5.8 - 8.1 knots NW
seas Conditions: 1-3 ft. seas, clear skies, 27.5° C

Equipment Used: Dip nets (with lights)

Description of Catch: Flyingfish, juvenile sailfish, oceanic pufferfish

Other Observations: Numerous schools of squid present

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