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Dive Against Debris Data Submission

ADS43 - House Reef of Kontiki Mactan

21 January, 2017

Team Leader
Darwin Bawasanta
Number of Participants
5
Total Debris Collected
6 kgs (measured)

10.282194, 123.999166999999

Survey Information

Location Name
ADS43 - House Reef of Kontiki Mactan
Organization/Dive Centre
Dive Funatics
City
Lapulapu City
Country
Philippines
Date
21 January, 2017
Survey Duration
51 Minutes
GPS Coordinates
Latitude: 10.282194
Longitude: 123.999166999999
Weather Conditions
Overcast with light rain
Survey Depth Range
0–17 meters
Area Surveyed
657 m2
Dominant Substrate
coral
Ecosystem
coral reef
Wave Conditions
Smooth (wavelets) for waves 0.1 - 0.5 meter high
plastic materials collected
Beverage Bottles: 2 Litres Or More (plastic) 4
Beverage Bottles: Less Than 2 Litres (plastic) 8
Caps & Lids (plastic) 1
Cups, Plates, Forks, Knives, Spoons (plastic) 29
Fishing: Line 1
Food Wrappers (plastic) 21
Pipes (plastic-PVC) 1
Plastic Fragments 48
Rope (plastic/nylon) 23
glass materials collected
Cups & Plates-tableware/dishes (glass & Ceramic) 1
Glass & Ceramic Fragments 1
Beverage Bottles (glass) 3
metal materials collected
Beverage Cans (aluminium) 4
Cans: Food/juice, Other (tin) 4
Caps & Lids (metal) 4
Wrappers (foil/metal) 5
Metal Fragments 7
rubber materials collected
Rubber Fragments 1
wood materials collected
Wood Fragments 6
cloth materials collected
Cloth Fragments 11
mixed materials collected
Clothing 7

Fluvial parade during the Sinulog festivities likely contributed to the increased count of plastic utensils and plastic ropes and clothing.

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