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Dive Against Debris Data Submission

Corona Del Mar

19 April, 2018

Team Leader
Jack Fishman
Number of Participants
Total Debris Collected
21 kgs (measured)

33.5919717, -117.8750473

Survey Information

Location Name
Corona Del Mar
Organization/Dive Centre
PADI And Project AWARE
Corona Del Mar
United States
19 April, 2018
Survey Duration
40 Minutes
GPS Coordinates
Latitude: 33.5919717
Longitude: -117.8750473
Weather Conditions
Survey Depth Range
5–20 feet
Area Surveyed
208.73 m2
Dominant Substrate
Wave Conditions
Calm (glassy to rippled) for waves 0 – 0.1 meter high
plastic materials collected
Bags-grocery/retail (plastic) 164
Bags: Trash (plastic) 30
Beverage Bottles: Less Than 2 Litres (plastic) 3
Buckets, Drums & Jerrycans-2 Liters Or More 1
Foam Insulation & Packaging 1
SCUBA & Snorkel Gear-masks, Snorkels, Fins 2
Straws, Stirrers 1
Plastic Fragments 64
Rope (plastic/nylon) 1
glass materials collected
Glass & Ceramic Fragments 2
Beverage Bottles (glass) 3
metal materials collected
Beverage Cans (aluminium) 2
Cans: Food/juice, Other (tin) 1
Metal Fragments 5
cloth materials collected
Bags (burlap) 1
Towels/rags 1
Cloth Fragments 2
other materials collected
Cloth shawl 1

Storms right before the dive

Plastic turtle toy

Small pieces of plastic (wrappers)

Plastic bags

We found the majority in the kelp that was on the ocean floor

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