MBARA Reef Survey Worksheet version 1.0

Reef Site Name : Mexico Beach CDC Reef Depth : 17 ft.

Survey Date : 09/11/2009 Survey Time : 4:50 PM ET

Weather conditions and sea state : 2 ft. seas, overcast

Boat Name : High Interest Boat Captain : Keith Neel

Dive Leader : Keith Neel

Dive Team : Sharry

 

Position Readings

Loran Manufacturer & model: Raytheon RayNav-570

TD 1 : 14145.2 TD 2: 46835.2

Differential GPS Manufacturer & model: Garmin GPS Map 182 w/

GBR 21 differential beacon receiver

N Lat. : 29 54.474 W Lon. : 85 27.839

 

In-Water Readings

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

Visibility - surface : 40 ft. bottom: 30 ft.

Specific Gravity - surface: ______________ bottom: ________________

Current - direction: ______________ speed : 0 kts.

Thermocline Depth : none

 

Bottom Composition : Sand

Reef Materials & Quantity : concrete culverts and pipes

Reef Height (average) : 3 ft.

Reef Physical Condition : excellent

Biological Growth : small barnacles

Fish Count : > 50 small gag grouper, 4 blue angels

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