MBARA Reef Survey Worksheet version 1.0

Reef Site Name : MB-93 Depth : 68 ft.

Survey Date : 07/04/2008 Survey Time: 2:00 PM ET

Weather conditions and sea state: < 1 ft. seas, partly cloudy

Boat Name: High Interest Boat Captain: Keith Neel

Dive Leader : Keith Neel

Dive Team : Charlene Neel

 

Position Readings

Loran Manufacturer & model: Raytheon RayNav-570

TD 1 : 14083.1 TD 2: 46739.4

GPS Manufacturer & model:

N Lat. : W Lon. :

Differential GPS Manufacturer & model: Garmin GPSMAP-182 w/ GBR-21 DBR

N Lat. : 29 43.256 W Lon. : 85 29.317

 

In-Water Readings

Water Temp - surface : 75 deg. F bottom: 65 deg. F

Visibility - surface : 30 ft. bottom: 25 ft.

Specific Gravity - surface: bottom:

Current - direction: 345 deg. speed : 1.5 kt.

Thermocline Depth: 30 ft.

 

Bottom Composition : white sand

Reef Materials & Quantity : 1 Florida Special Pyramid w/ rock panels

Reef Height (average): 10 ft.

Reef Physical Condition : excellent

Biological Growth: algae, barnacles, hard & soft coral, sea urchins

Fish Count : > 200 red snapper, > 5 small gag grouper, 1 small jewfish, > 5 triggerfish, silver grunts, > 100 spadefish, > 5 bluefish, cigar minnows

Other Comments : Due to module separation and limited visibility, only 1 module visually verified. This reef should have 5 modules.

 

Located in Tower Permit Site.