Field Activity 09DCM03

Identifier 09DCM03
Purpose To characterize the microbial community associated with the deep-sea coral Lophelia pertusa
Location Gulf of Mexico
Summary See attached Excel spreadsheet, Collected 65 microbial samples (including abdominal swabs), water depth, temperature and salinity.
Info derived Bacterial-community species composition, presence of specific functional genes, identification of novel microbial species
Comments Summary of activity and data gathered are in spreadsheet: KelloggSamples09DCM03.xls
Johnson Sea-link
Seward Johnson
Length: 204 feet; Beam: 40 feet.
Start Key West, FL 2009-09-14
End Gulfport, MS 2009-09-24
West -96.6345
East -77.57202983
North 31.8754986
South 22.4033774
Topic 26


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Christina A Kellogg
Crew members
Information specialist(s)
Christina A Kellogg
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Biological Field Study, Sampling
Data type: Experiments (biological), Surveys (biological), Biology

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Kellogg Sampler Experiments (biological), Surveys (biological), Biology 3


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact Kellogg Sampler Zip file containing raw data for CK1-CK6, and MIMS sampling metadata Christina A Kellogg Kellogg Sampler Zip file containing raw data for CK7-CK12, PhiX control, and MIMS sampling metadata. Christina A Kellogg Kellogg Sampler Zip file containing raw data and MIMARKS metadata. Christina A Kellogg


Samples collected during this field activity