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Summary Information for Field Activity 2004-027-FA

Area of Operations: Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: November 02, 2004 to November 12, 2004

Chief scientist: Page Valentine

   Robert Reid, NOAA Fisheries; Jeremy Collie, URI

Objectives: Habitat studies and mapping.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Photography;

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis; Habitat maps;

Summary: Total geological stations: 50; 9 Van Veen sediment samples; 49 video transects; 50 photo sites. Total biological stations: 33 by NMFS and URI; 9 naturalist dredge samples; 24 otter trawl, beam trawl, and CTD stations.

Contact: Page Valentine (

InfoBank: uses the identifier D-1-04-GU. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Valentine, Page C., Carman, Mary R., Dijksta, Jennifer, and Blackwood, Dann S.,2009, Larval recruitment of the invasive colonial ascidian Didemnum vexillum, seasonal water temperatures in New England coastal and offshore waters, and implications for spread of the species: Aquatic Invasions, v. 4, no. 1: p. 153-168. (Also available at

Valentine, Page C., Collie, Jeremy S., Reid, Robert N., Asch, Rebecca G., Guida, Vince G., and Blackwood, Dann S.,2007, The occurrence of the colonial ascidian Didemnum sp. on Georges Bank gravel habitat - ecological observations and potential effects on groundfish and scallop fisheries: Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, v. 342, no. 1: p. 179-181. (Also available at

Lengyel, Nicole L., Collie, Jeremy S., and Valentine, Page C.,2009, The invasive colonial ascidian Didemnum vexillum on Georges Bank - ecological effects and genetic identification: Aquatic Invasions, v. 4, no. 1: p. 143-152. (Also available at

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