Area of Operations: Grape Island, Muskingum Island, Ohio River National Wildlife Refuge, Ohio River, New Martinsville, Belmont, Parkersburg, West Virginia, Marietta, Ohio, United States, North America
Dates: August 23, 1993 to September 10, 1993
Chief scientist: Ron Circe
Patricia Morrison - USF&WS
Objectives: Phase I: Aug. 23-27, 1993 - Sidescan-sonar survey of dredge sites and mussel bed locations from New Martinsville to Belmont and around Muskingum Island between Parkersville, WV and Marietta, OH to define river bottom habitat. Phase II: Sep. 2-7, 1993 - SCUBA videography and sampling around Muskingum Island to document freshwater mussel species, populations and bed locations.
Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping; Photography; Biological sampling;Sea floor mapping
Information to be derived: Habitat maps; Sea floor map;
Summary: Video tapes: 3; Sidescan sonar.
Contact: Ron Circe ()
InfoBank: uses the identifier M-1-93-OH. Visit this site for more information.