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2005 Research Data  

11/01/05

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date Date: 11/01/05
time Time: 8:28–10:47 am
latitude/longitude Latitude/Longitude: 30° 48.1 minutes N
79° 38.4 minutes W
ocean depth Ocean Depth: 534.5 m
1753.0 ft
depth of equipment Depth of Equipment: 534.5 m
1753.0 ft
temperature Water Temperature at Equipment Depth: 7.6 °C
45.7 °F
wind speed/direction Wind Speed and Direction: 8.2 knots from 150.4 degrees
seas Conditions: 2–3 foot seas, partly cloudy

Equipment Used: submersible

Description of Catch: Lophelia, coral rubble, gorgonian (an erect, soft coral), mushroom coral, shrimp, stalked crinoid, bamboo coral, sea star, octopus, black coral

Other observations: none