MBARA Reef Survey Worksheet - version 1.0

Reef Site Name:  Garfield Wilson Reef                        Depth:  50 feet              

Survey Date:  6 Jul 2002                                               Survey Time:11:00 AM

Weather conditions and sea state:  Sunny   Calm Seas                                        

Boat Name :  Hooker                                           Boat Captain:  Bob Cox

Dive Leader:  Bob Cox                                       

Dive Team:   Bob and Carol Cox                                                                        

 

Position Readings

Loran Manufacturer & model:                                                                   

TD 1:                                                          TD 2:                                                                   

GPS Manufacturer & model:                                                                                 

N Lat.:                                               W Lon.:                                                      

Differential GPS Manufacturer & model:  Garmin 45 XL                                        

N Lat.: 29 53.688                                W Lon.: 85 31.260                             

 

In-Water Readings

Water Temp - surface:  84 degrees F           bottom: 84 degrees F                         

Visibility - surface:  50 feet                          bottom:  50 feet                                 

Specific Gravity - surface:                         bottom:                                             

Current - direction:  No current                     speed:            zero                                       

Thermocline Depth:  N/A                                                                                      

Bottom Composition:  Sand                                                                                  

Reef Materials & Quantity:  Concrete culverts, pipes, etc                                       

Reef Height (average):  4-8 feet                                                                              

Reef Physical Condition: Good.                                                                                     

Biological Growth:  covering of small barnacles detected                                 

Fish Count:  150 lb Jewfish, 40-50 Black Snapper, 20 small Amberjacks, 30 large Spadefish, 40 Spanish Mackeral, 3 Blue Angelfish, 6 large Gag Grouper, 4 small Manta Rays, over 1,000 bait fish, 100 sea urchins, 40 Spinny Murexs spawning, 1 Yellow Tang, 4 Wrasses, and 6 Coco Damselfish                                                         

Other Comments: Carol took slide photos