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date Date: 06/12/04
time Time: 3:57 pm
latitude/longitude Latitude/Longitude: 31° 45.8 minutes N
79° 12.4 minutes W
ocean depth Ocean Depth: 535.8 m
1758 ft
depth of equipment Depth of Equipment: 535.8 m
1758 ft
temperature Water Temperature at Equipment Depth: 8.61°C
wind speed/direction Wind Speed and Direction: 6.8 knots from 159 degrees
seas Conditions: 2 ft seas, hazy skies

Equipment Used: Submersible

Description of Catch: Octopus and white coral.