Tuesday, 5 March 2013

MY Alastor - 02/03/2013

Observer Name:  Kerri Clarke, Andrew Clarke, David Mellon

Observation Start Time: 13.30
Observation End Time: 14.30
Weather Conditions: Cold but sunny.
Depth of Observations (indicate meters or feet): 22m

Water Visibility: Good
Water Turbidity: (high, medium, low): Medium

Water Current Speed (high, medium, low): low

Water Temperature (indicate C or F): 6C
Notable Flora: Dead mans fingers, Ascideiella Asprsa, Sagartia Elegans, feather stars and in some areas of the wreck. Some areas of sea orange and Esperiopsis fucrum sponges. Some boring and breadcrumb sponges

Notable Fauna: 3 goldsinny, 1 tompot blenny, 5 edible crabs, 4 sea urchins, 10 common starfish, 1 actinothoe sphyrodeta (anenome),  5 spiny spider crab, 7 leach's spider crab.

Human Activity at Site
: None
Rubbish/Pollution: Sardine tins and plastic removed from the wreck.

Other Observer Comments: Good visibility for this wreck. Areas of wood decking remain silt free. Unusual numbers of spder crabs on the wreck itself.

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