MBARA Reef Survey Worksheet version 1.0

Reef Site Name : City of Mexico Beach 2000 grant reef Depth : 55 ft.

Survey Date : 01/26/2002 Survey Time : 4:30 PM ET.

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

Boat Name : High Interest Boat Captain: Keith Neel

Dive Leader : Keith Neel

Dive Team : Rich Riels

 

Position Readings

Loran Manufacturer & model: n/a, position already determined

TD 1 : TD 2:

GPS Manufacturer & model: _____________________________________

N Lat. : _______________________ W Lon. : ______________________

Differential GPS Manufacturer & model:

N Lat. : W Lon. :

 

In-Water Readings

Water Temp - surface : 60 deg. F bottom: 58 deg. F

Visibility - surface : 15 ft. bottom: 40 ft.

Specific Gravity - surface: ______________ bottom: __________________

Current - direction: ______________ speed : 0 kt.

Thermocline Depth :

 

Bottom Composition : sand

Reef Materials & Quantity : reef balls - 98

Reef Height (average) : 4 ft. (avg.) 6 ft. (max)

Reef Physical Condition : excellent but 10 reefballs broken by deployment

Biological Growth : algae and small barnacles

Fish Count : > 100 black snapper, > 100 gag grouper, > 100 sheepshead, 2 redfish, > 10 triggerfish, > 50 red snapper

 

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