MBARA Reef Survey Worksheet version 1.0

Reef Site Name : Jim Taylor Reef Depth : 56 ft.

Survey Date : 10/7/2006 Survey Time: 11:44 AM ET

Weather conditions and sea state: 1 ft. or less

Boat Name : High Interest Boat Captain: Keith Neel

Dive Leader : Keith Neel

Dive Team : Charlene Neel

 

Position Readings

Loran Manufacturer & model: Raytheon RayNav 5700

TD 1 : 14118.9 TD 2: 46853.0

GPS Manufacturer & model:

N Lat. : W Lon. :

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

N Lat. : 29 54.861 W Lon. : 85 32.094

 

In-Water Readings

Water Temp - surface : 73 deg. F bottom: 75 deg. F

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

Specific Gravity - surface: bottom:

Current - direction: N/A speed : 0.0 kt.

Thermocline Depth:

 

Bottom Composition : sand

Reef Materials & Quantity : 3 ARI pyramid fish havens

Reef Height (average) : 6 ft.

Reef Physical Condition : excellent

Biological Growth: oysters, barnacles, algae

Fish Count : > 2500 cigar minnows, 2 sheepshead, > 5 triggerfish, > 10 mangrove snapper, 2 gag grouper, school of king mackeral

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