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Ship: Kana Keoki
Cruise: KK840428-05
Sample: KK840428 STA61 RD34
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 29.11
Longitude: -173.969
Water Depth(m): 1750 to 1300
Date: 19840722
Storage: room temperature, dry

NE of Pearl and Hermes Reef
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Comments: One baby clam ~ 1 cm diameter clear white, one spongy type of sessile with a large foot redish orange. Some small pieces of coral dirty white ~ 1/2 cm length. Wormlike creature sand color, sticking out from the rock, one calcareous worm structure pure white ~ 2 1/2 cm. Several rocks had quite a lot of deposited fecal matter in worm shapes. One other wormlike looking feature along the rock very thin and grey ~ 2 cm length. Depth range 1300-1850 m. Satfix 06:59:27Z 29 06.60' N 173 58.14' W. basalt, some slabs cum botryoidal top Mn crusts & granular on bottom side of slab volcanoclastics, some uncoated basalt, weathered basalt cum crusts varying from a few mm to ~ 3 cm.