Alternate Leg ID: Leg III
Area of Operations: Boothbay Harbor, Stonington, Maine, Cashes Ledge, Jordan Basin, northern Gulf of Maine, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: July 14, 1984 to July 26, 1984
Objectives: (1) Determine abundance of lobsters and lobster shelters in selected areas of the northwest region of the Gulf of Maine along two transects originating in commercially productive areas inshore (Boothbay Harbor and Stonington, Maine) and ranging offshore to Cashes Ledge and Jordan Basin, respectively. (2) Describe and record the geological and sedimentary features of the sea floor at all dive locations throughout the programmed transect; collect sediment samples for grain size analysis and qualitative infaunal samples.
Type of Activity:
Information to be derived:
Summary: Dives JSL2-875 through JSL2-900; 23 stations; 46 sediment samples; film and video employed on all dives.
USGS Project Number: NMFS
Contact: Page Valentine (firstname.lastname@example.org)
InfoBank: uses the identifier J-2-84-GU. Visit this site for more information.