Marine Invader Monitoring and Information Collaborative
September 29, 2015

We have been focusing on the float that is after the CTC boat float and the Stone wharf in that area. Along with the invasives we observed was a mink swimming around the floats.

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Observers: Bev Johnson, 3 students
Time: 8:30 to 9:15 AM
Water Temperature: ?
Salinitiy 35 parts per thousand
Weather: Cloud, 59ยบ
Time of Low Tide: 6:12 am -1.54' tide

The outside of the float did not show much Botrylloides violaceus (sheath tunicate)

The inside of the float showed a lot of Botrylloides violaceus (sheath tunicate)

The CTC float had lots of Didemnum vexillum ("Mystery" Colonial Tunicate)

We found a few Caprella mutica (Skeleton Shrimp) This one was about an inch long

Non invasive Ciona intestinalis (Sea Vase)