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Field Activity Details for field activity 2012-051-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Dann Blackwood

Affiliate Investigator(s): Mary Caman WHOI

Information Specialist(s): Dann Blackwood

Data Type(s): Imagery: Video, Environmental Data: Conductivity

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Document tunicate fragmentation experiment.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole

End Port/Location: Woods Hole

Start Date: 2012-12-20

End Date: 2012-12-20

Equipment Used: Refractometer, Digital camera

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: We examined and photographed a tunicate fragmentation experiment at Marthas Vineyard Shellfish Group, Inc. on Lagoon Pond, Marthas Vineyard, MA. Fifty-one samples were used in the experiment but no samples were collected. Sixty six photos were taken.


Affiliate Staff:
Helping with the experiment were 2 Marthas Vineyard High School students (Molly Houghton and Lindsy Dario)
David Grunden
Oak Bluffs Shellfish Constable
Danielle Ewart
Tisbury Shellfish Constable

Project = New England Benthic Habitats,


North: 41.44607 South: 41.42908 West: -70.6057 East: -70.59128


photo of on foot
on foot



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Digital camera --- Photo
Refractometer --- Conductivity

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