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Field Activity Details for field activity 2011-031-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner

Affiliate Investigator(s): Charles Martinsen, Dept of Natural Resources, Falmouth, MA

Information Specialist(s): Michael Casso

Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect fish samples with Mass Fish and Wildlife from Long Pond, Falmouth MA for the analysis of mercury. Analyses will be performed during the first week post cruise.


Start Port/Location: Long Pond, Falmouth, MA

End Port/Location: Long Pond, Falmouth, MA

Start Date: 2011-05-17

End Date: 2011-05-17

Equipment Used: Gill Nets

Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Nine smallmouth bass and 2 yellow perch were collected for analysis of mercury.

Staff: Michael Casso, E. Robert Thieler

Affiliate Staff:
Steve Hurley
Mass Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Notes: Smallmouth bass were caught using hook and line. Yellow perch were collected using a gill net.
Project = Toxic Supp of Biogeochem Cycle,


Long Pond, Falmouth, Mass, US, North America

North: 41.58669 South: 41.57077 West: -70.6266 East: -70.6081


photo of Small Boat
Small Boat



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Gill Nets --- Biology

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