MBARA Reef Survey Worksheet version 1.0

Reef Site Name : City of Mexico Beach 2005 Grant Reef Depth : 116 ft.

Survey Date : 04/28/2007 Survey Time: 2:45 PM ET

Weather conditions and sea state: 1ft. seas, sunny

Boat Name: High Interest Boat Captain: Keith Neel

Dive Leader : Keith Neel

Dive Team : Eddie Henry

 

Position Readings

Loran Manufacturer & model: see initial survey

TD 1 : TD 2:

GPS Manufacturer & model: N/A

N Lat. : W Lon. :

Differential GPS Manufacturer & model: see initial survey

N Lat. : W Lon. :

 

In-Water Readings

Water Temp - surface : 64.3 deg. F bottom: 66.0 deg. F

Visibility - surface : 80 ft. bottom: 5 ft.

Specific Gravity - surface: none taken bottom: none taken

Current - direction: n/a speed : 0.0 kt.

Thermocline Depth: no thermocline detected.

 

Bottom Composition : sand

Reef Materials & Quantity : 45 Florida Special pyramid reef modules w/ steel panels.

Reef Height (average): 10 ft.

Reef Physical Condition : excellent, no detectable damage of any kind.

Biological Growth: barnacles, algae, numerous species hard and soft coral.

Fish Count : > 100 Amberjeck, >50 Mangrove snapper, > 50 red snapper (mostly undersize), > 10 grey triggerfish

Other Comments : Visibility on bottom prevented effective fish count.