Skip to main content
Dive Against Debris Data Submission

Evans Bay

8 June, 2014

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

Survey Information

Location Name
Evans Bay
Organization/Dive Centre
Dive & Ski HQ
New Zealand
8 June, 2014
Survey Duration
45 Minutes
GPS Coordinates
Latitude: -41.31634
Longitude: 174.807036
Weather Conditions
Survey Depth Range
2–10 meters
Area Surveyed
200 m2
Dominant Substrate
silt with mussels, urchins and crabs, a little weed
Wave Conditions
Calm (glassy to rippled) for waves 0 – 0.1 meter high
plastic materials collected
Bags-grocery/retail (plastic) 9
Bait Containers, Packaging 4
Balls 1
Beverage Bottles: 2 Litres Or More (plastic) 3
Beverage Bottles: Less Than 2 Litres (plastic) 2
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
glass materials collected
Beverage Bottles (glass) 7
metal materials collected
Beverage Cans (aluminium) 130
Cars & Car Parts 1
Wrappers (foil/metal) 4
Batteries: Car Or Boat 1
Fishing: Traps & Pots 1
Fishing: Sinkers, Lures, Hooks 3
wood materials collected
Wood Fragments 5
cloth materials collected
Cloth Fragments 3
mixed materials collected
Computer Equipment & Other Electronic Devices 1
Shoes-flip Flops, Sandals, Tennis, Etc 1

aluminimum cans - littering

plastic bags - littering

car battery - dumping

Action Promo Image
Limited Edition Manta Ray Sweatshirt
Give to support ocean conservation and claim your free limited edition gift. Offer ends December 31.

From the My Ocean Community

My Ocean is a growing community of conservation leaders. Together, our actions add up to global impact for our ocean planet.

Want to Receive Monthly Ocean News and Action Alerts?