MBARA Reef Survey Worksheet version 1.0

Reef Site Name : Willie Krause Depth : 69

Survey Date : 06/10/99 Survey Time : 10:20 AM EST

Weather conditions and sea state : Overcast 1 sea state

Boat Name : High Interest Boat Captain : Keith Neel

Dive Leader : Keith Neel

Dive Team : Chuck Messer, Cindy Messer

 

Position Readings

Loran Manufacturer & model: Sitex 787C

TD 1 : 14105.0 TD 2: 46840.0

GPS Manufacturer & model: Garmin GPS Map 130

N Lat. : 29 53.117 W Lon. : 85 32.958

Differential GPS Manufacturer & model: none available_____________

N Lat. : _______________________ W Lon. : _____________________

 

In-Water Readings

Water Temp - surface : 80 deg F bottom: 75 deg F

Visibility - surface : 35 bottom: 5

Specific Gravity - surface: ______________ bottom: ________________

Current - direction: ______________ speed : ________________

Thermocline Depth : 55

 

Bottom Composition : Sand

Reef Materials & Quantity : Reef Balls (9 out of 10 located)

Reef Height (average) : 3

Reef Physical Condition : excellent

Biological Growth : algae, sponge, soft coral

Fish Count : less than 50 small red snapper, less than 50 trigger fish, spadefish, less than 50 small gag grouper

 

Other Comments : Equipment used had the following position readings for the reference position at the Mexico beach canal.

Loran C: 14171.0 46852.2

GPS : 29 57.089 N 85 25.805 W