Welcome to Dive Against Debris! Whether you dive with a buddy or lead a group of volunteers, this kit includes the must have materials you’ll need to successfully complete a Dive Against Debris survey. Become familiar with critical data collection protocols and “dive right in”. Happy surveying and thank you for participating in a Dive Against Debris!
Fished at alarming rates, manta and devil rays line the streets of many fish markets around the world – sought primarily for their gill rakers – the feathery structures these filter feeders use to strain their food as they glide through the water. At a one-time payout of about $250 per kilogram versus approximately $1 million in tourism over a manta’s lifetime, is it really worth the destruction?