Other ID: IB O-58-00-GM
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: northeastern Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
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).
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.