MBARA Reef Survey Worksheet version 1.0

Reef Site Name : Triggerfish reef Depth : 65 ft.

Survey Date : 02/06/00 Survey Time : 1:00 PM ET

Weather conditions and sea state : sunny calm sea state

Boat Name : High Interest Boat Captain : Keith Neel

Dive Leader : Keith Neel

Dive Team : Byron Ford

 

Position Readings

Loran Manufacturer & model: Sitex 787C

TD 1 : 14111.1 TD 2: 46847.0

Differential GPS Manufacturer & model: Garmin GPS Map 130 w/

GBR 21 differential beacon receiver

N Lat. : 29 54.004 W Lon. : 85 32.650

 

In-Water Readings

Water Temp - surface : 57 deg F bottom: 55 deg F

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

Specific Gravity - surface: ______________ bottom: ________________

Current - direction: ______________ speed : 0 kts.

Thermocline Depth : none

 

Bottom Composition : Sand

Reef Materials & Quantity : Reefballs (4 out of ? located)

Reef Height (average) : 3 ft.

Reef Physical Condition : excellent, 1 ball on its side

Biological Growth : algae, barnacles

Fish Count : approx. 10 small spadefish, 1 shovelnose lobster

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

Loran C: 14170.9 46852.2

GPS : 29 57.094 N 85 25.815 W

 

This site was filmed using a tethered camera and a VCR recorder.