MBARA Reef Survey Worksheet version 1.0

Reef Site Name : Bonita Reef Depth : 56

Survey Date : 04/30/2000 Survey Time : 3:35 PM ET

Weather conditions and sea state : Sunny 1 sea state

Boat Name : High Interest Boat Captain : Keith Neel

Dive Leader : Keith Neel

Dive Team :

 

Position Readings

Loran Manufacturer & model: Sitex 787C

TD 1 : 14116.6 TD 2: 46846.5

Differential GPS Manufacturer & model: Garmin GPS Map 130 w/ GBR 21 Diff. Beacon Rcvr._____________

N Lat. : 29 54.189_______________ W Lon. : 85 31.977______________

 

In-Water Readings

Water Temp - surface : 71 deg F bottom: 70 deg F

Visibility - surface : 25 bottom: 25

Specific Gravity - surface: ______________ bottom: ________________

Current - direction: ______________ speed : ___________

Thermocline Depth : n/a

 

Bottom Composition : sand

Reef Materials & Quantity : 6 reef balls

Reef Height (average) : 3

Reef Physical Condition : excellent

Biological Growth : algae, hard coral, barnacles

Fish Count : 15 small gag grouper, 1 queen angel

 

Other Comments :

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

Loran C: 14171.0 46852.2

DGPS : 29 57.095 N 85 25.816 W