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2005 Research Data  

10/20/05

SUBMERSIBLE

date Date: 10/20/05
time Time: 8:00–11:00 am
latitude/longitude Latitude/Longitude: 33° 33.9 minutes N
76° 28.2 minutes W
ocean depth Ocean Depth: 436.6 m
1432.0 ft
depth of equipment Depth of Equipment: 436.6 m
1432.0 ft
temperature Water Temperature at Equipment Depth: 8.2 °C
46.8 °F
wind speed/direction Wind Speed and Direction: 13.0 knots from 266 degrees
seas Conditions: 3 foot seas, clear skies

Equipment Used: submersible

Description of Catch: cup corals, Lophelia, glass sponges, octocorals

Other observations: none