Other ID: IB O-58-00-GM
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Kathryn Scanlon Catanach
Affiliate Investigator(s): Christopher C. Koenig, Florida State University
Data Type(s): Imagery: Video, Sampling: Biology, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: ROV video of sea floor and sediment grab sampling to support interpretation of sidescan data of shelf-edge habitats. Also fish sampling by cooperators from NOAA/NMFS and Florida State University.
Start Date: 2000-03-05
Start Port/Location: Pascagoula, MS
End Date: 2000-03-11
End Port/Location: Pascagoula, MS
Equipment Used: Video camera - deep sea, Trawl, DGPS, Grab sampler - Van Veen
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 90 sediment grab samples obtained; 15 ROV video stations (1 - 2 hours of video each).
Staff: Peter Briere, Kathryn Scanlon Catanach
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Kathy Scanlon (geologist, co-chief scientist), Peter Briere (GIS and Navigation).
northeastern Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Coleman, F.C., Koenig, Christopher C., Scanlon, Kathryn M., Heppell, Scott, Heppell, Selina, and Miller, Margaret W., 2010, Benthic habitat modification through excavation by red grouper, Epinephelus morio, in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico: The Open Fish Science Journal, v. 3, doi: 10.2174/1874401X01003010001.
Scanlon, K.M., Coleman, Felicia C., and Koenig, Christopher C., 2005, Pockmarks on the outer shelf in the northern Gulf of Mexico; gas-release features or habitat modifications by fish?, in Barnes, P.W., and Thomas, J.P., eds., Benthic habitats and the effects of fishing: American Fisheries Society Symposium 41, v. 41.