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06/18/04

AFTERNOON SUB DIVE

date Date: 06/18/04
time Time: 4:20 pm
latitude/longitude Latitude/Longitude: 31° 50.8 minutes N
77° 36.8 minutes W
ocean depth Ocean Depth: 696.5 m
2285 ft
depth of equipment Depth of Equipment: 696.5 m
2285 ft
temperature Water Temperature at Equipment Depth: 11.0°C
51.8°F
wind speed/direction Wind Speed and Direction: 13.0 knots from 230 degrees
seas Conditions: 3 ft seas, partly cloudy skies

Equipment Used: Submersible

Description of Catch: Sediment sample, sponge, sunstar, starfish, crab, coral, urchin, goosefish.

Other observations: Also saw a blackbelly rosefish.