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10/21/05

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date Date: 10/21/05
time Time: 3:55–6:48 pm
latitude/longitude Latitude/Longitude: 32° 15.5 minutes N
77° 29.5 minutes W
ocean depth Ocean Depth: 585.4 m
1920.0 ft
depth of equipment Depth of Equipment: 585.4 m
1920.0 ft
temperature Water Temperature at Equipment Depth: 8.9 °C
48.0 °F
wind speed/direction Wind Speed and Direction: 3.2 knots from 144 degrees
seas Conditions: 1–2 foot seas, cloudy sky

Equipment Used: submersible

Description of Catch: pencil urchin, pink sea urchin, scorpion fish, galatheid crabs

Other observations: none


DIP NETS

date Date: 10/21/05
time Time: 8:58 pm
latitude/longitude Latitude/Longitude: 32° 14.1 minutes N
77° 31.9 minutes W
ocean depth Ocean Depth: 601.0 m
1971.3 ft
depth of equipment Depth of Equipment: 0 m
0 ft
temperature Water Temperature at Equipment Depth: 28.5 °C
83.3 °F
wind speed/direction Wind Speed and Direction: 10.4 knots from 180.9 degrees
seas Conditions: seas less than a foot, clear skies, lightning in far distance

Equipment Used: dip nets

Description of Catch: juvenile sailfish, halfbeak

Other observations: none