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2005 Research Data  

10/22/05

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date Date: 10/22/05
time Time: 4:34–7:33 pm
latitude/longitude Latitude/Longitude: 31° 34.9 minutes N
79° 06.6 minutes W
ocean depth Ocean Depth: 536.6 m
1760.0 ft
depth of equipment Depth of Equipment: 536.6 m
1760.0 ft
temperature Water Temperature at Equipment Depth: 9.1 °C
48.4 °F
wind speed/direction Wind Speed and Direction: 13.8 knots from 239 degrees
seas Conditions: 1–2 foot seas, mostly cloudy

Equipment Used: submersible

Description of Catch: Chaceon crab, starfish, black coral, Lophelia

Other observations: none