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Evans Bay

Survey Team

Team Leader
Claire Murphy
Number of Participants
6

About This Survey

Survey Date
8 June, 2014
Organisation/Dive Centre
Dive & Ski HQ
Location Name
Evans Bay
City
Wellington
Country
New Zealand
GPS Coordinates
Latitude: -41.316340, Longitude: 174.807036
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Survey Information

Survey Duration
45 Minutes
Survey Depth Range
2 — 10 meters
Area Surveyed
200 m2
Dominant Substrate
silt
Ecosystem
silt with mussels, urchins and crabs, a little weed
Wave Conditions
Calm (0 – 0.1 meter high)
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Total Debris Collected

Reliability of Total Weight
estimated
Total Weight
40 kilograms
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Plastic Materials Collected

bags-grocery/retail (plastic)
9
bait containers, packaging
4
balls
1
beverage: bottles-2 liters or less
2
beverage: bottles-2 liters or more
3
caps & lids (plastic)
5
containers: fast food, lunch boxes & similar
1
cups, plates, forks, knives, spoons (plastic)
5
food wrappers (plastic)
7
gloves (latex)
2
straws, stirrers
4
plastic fragments
3
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Glass & Ceramic Materials Collected

beverage bottles (glass)
7
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Metal Materials Collected

batteries: car or boat
1
beverage cans (aluminium)
130
cars & car parts
1
fishing: sinkers, lures, hooks
3
fishing: traps & pots
1
wrappers (foil/metal)
4
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Wood Materials Collected

wood fragments
5
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Cloth Materials Collected

cloth fragments
3
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Mixed Materials Collected

computer equipment & other electronic devices
1
shoes-flip flops, sandals, tennis, etc
1
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Other Materials Collected

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Entangled Animals

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Additional Information

What were the most problematic debris items in your location?
aluminimum cans - littering
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