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2004 Research Data  

06/17/04

MORNING SUB DIVE

date Date: 06/17/04
time Time: 8:05 am
latitude/longitude Latitude/Longitude: 33° 33.9 minutes N
76° 28.4 minutes W
ocean depth Ocean Depth: 434.0 m
1424 ft
depth of equipment Depth of Equipment: 434.0 m
1424 ft
temperature Water Temperature at Equipment Depth: 9.0°C
48.2°F
wind speed/direction Wind Speed and Direction: 16.6 knots from 219 degrees
seas Conditions: 2 ft seas, cloudy skies

Equipment Used: Submersible

Description of Catch: Brittle stars, sea urchin, Lophelia, starfish, sediment sample, eel-like fish, anemone.

Other observations: The current was very strong so most of the samples were collected in the same area.