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Summary Information for Field Activity 2000-058-FA

Area of Operations: northeastern Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: March 05, 2000 to March 11, 2000

Chief scientist: Kathy Scanlon

   Christopher C. Koenig, Florida State University

Objectives: 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.

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived:

Summary: 90 sediment grab samples obtained; 15 ROV video stations (1 - 2 hours of video each).

Contact: Kathy Scanlon (

InfoBank: uses the identifier O-58-00-GM. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Scanlon, Kathryn 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: p. 301-312

Coleman, Felicia 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: p. 1-15. (Also available at

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