MBARA Reef Survey Worksheet version 1.0

 

Reef Site Name : MBARA Barge Depth : 65 ft.

Survey Date : 09/11/2009 Survey Time: 11:15 AM ET.

Weather conditions and sea state: 2-3 ft., partly cloudy

Boat Name : High Interest Boat Captain: Keith Neel

Dive Leader : Rich Riels

Dive Team : N/A

 

Position Readings

Loran Manufacturer & model: Sitex 787 C

TD 1 : 14106.2 TD 2: 46839.7

Differential GPS Manufacturer & model: Garmin GpsMap 130 w/ GBR-21

N Lat. : 29 53.145 N W Lon. : 85 32.792 W

 

In-Water Readings

Water Temp - surface : 84 deg. F bottom: 81 deg. F

Visibility - surface : > 50 ft. bottom: 20 ft.

Specific Gravity - surface: ______________ bottom: __________________

Current - direction: n/a speed : 0

Thermocline Depth : none

 

Bottom Composition : sand

Reef Materials & Quantity : 200 ft. barge (steel) & 10 reef balls

Reef Height (average) : 15 ft.

Reef Physical Condition : barge is broken into several pieces

Biological Growth : barnacles, soft coral

Fish Count : >50 red snapper, > 25 small gag grouper, > 50 small black snapper, spadefish, spanish mackeral

 

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