Area of Operations: Trunk River/Oyster Pond, Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: March 31, 2010 to March 31, 2010
Chief scientist: Mike Bothner
Objectives: Collect pre-spawning adult river herring from Trunk River in order to determine the flux of mercury in this coastal ecosystem by way of migrating fish.
Type of Activity: Sampling;
Information to be derived:
Summary: Six adult pre-spawn river herring were collected using nets from Trunk River, 20 m upstream of the Bike Path bridge. Wendy Buesseler (Oyster Pond Environmental Trust) had counted 75 herring passing upstream between sunset and 2030 on March 31.
Contact: Mike Bothner (email@example.com)