Mile 24 Report

July 27, 2008
by edbear

Location:
Curry
Cave Rock, Hunters Island, Hunters Cove
Conditions:
Sunday 5:00 PM
Sunny
68° F
Wind:
Moderate from the NW
Tide Level:
0.0 ft
Humans / Pets:
People:
3
Dogs:
2
Activities:
Walking / Running:
3
Concerns:
Shellfish collection
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Cars/Trucks parking:
3
Activity Comments:
Notable Wildlife:
Dead Birds:
Stranded:
Fish & Invertebrates:
Many Small Crab shells on beachat tide line. Could be a Dead Zoneproblem?? Shell deposits are probablyonly 1-2 months old at most.
Driftline:
Animal casings (e.g. crab, shrimp molt)·Animal casings (e.g. crab, shrimp molt)
New Development:
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
Comments:
Many Small Crab shells on beachat tide line. Could be a Dead Zoneproblem?? Shell deposits are probablyonly 1-2 months old at most.
Summary:
Many, Many Small Crab shells on beachat tide line. Could be a Dead Zoneproblem?? Shell deposits are probablyonly 1-2 months old at most.
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January 1, 2009 - Muriah
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August 4, 2008 - Muriah
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