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Dive Against Debris Data Submission

Dive & Ski HQ

3 May, 2014

Team Leader
Claire Murphy
Number of Participants
Total Debris Collected
10 kgs (estimated)

Survey Information

Location Name
Dive & Ski HQ
Organization/Dive Centre
Dive & Ski HQ
New Zealand
3 May, 2014
Survey Duration
35 Minutes
GPS Coordinates
Latitude: -41.316387
Longitude: 174.807139
Weather Conditions
Survey Depth Range
2–8 meters
Area Surveyed
200 m2
Dominant Substrate
mostly silt with a few mussels, urchins and crabs. Not a lot of weed
Wave Conditions
Slight for waves 0.5 -1.25 meter high
plastic materials collected
Bags-grocery/retail (plastic) 15
Bait Containers, Packaging 3
Balloons 1
Beverage Bottles: 2 Litres Or More (plastic) 1
Beverage Bottles: Less Than 2 Litres (plastic) 9
Caps & Lids (plastic) 5
Containers: Fast Food, Lunch Boxes & Similar 2
Cups, Plates, Forks, Knives, Spoons (plastic) 3
Fishing: Line 1
Food Wrappers (plastic) 11
Gloves (latex) 1
SCUBA & Snorkel Gear-masks, Snorkels, Fins 1
Straws, Stirrers 7
Plastic Fragments 35
Strapping Bands (plastic) 2
Rope (plastic/nylon) 1
glass materials collected
Jars-food (glass) 1
Glass & Ceramic Fragments 2
Beverage Bottles (glass) 5
metal materials collected
Beverage Cans (aluminium) 45
Cans: Food/juice, Other (tin) 1
Wrappers (foil/metal) 3
wood materials collected
Wood Fragments 3
cloth materials collected
Cloth Fragments 9
paper materials collected
Cardboard: Packaging & Cartons 15
mixed materials collected
Clothing 1
other materials collected
Wallet 1

plastic bags - littering

cans - littering

food wrapper - littering

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