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Dive Against Debris Data Submission

Abades Outer Reef

24 May, 2012

Team Leader
Chris Botting
Number of Participants
Total Debris Collected
12 kgs (estimated)

28.141201, -16.43739

Survey Information

Location Name
Abades Outer Reef
Organization/Dive Centre
Amarilla Divers
24 May, 2012
Survey Duration
90 Minutes
GPS Coordinates
Latitude: 28.141201
Longitude: -16.43739
Weather Conditions
Survey Depth Range
5–17 meters
Area Surveyed
300 m2
Dominant Substrate
Micro Marine Reserve
Wave Conditions
Calm (glassy to rippled) for waves 0 – 0.1 meter high
plastic materials collected
Beverage Bottles: Less Than 2 Litres (plastic) 2
Buoys & Floats (plastic & Foamed) 2
Caps & Lids (plastic) 1
Food Wrappers (plastic) 1
Pipes (plastic-PVC) 12
Plastic Fragments 6
glass materials collected
Cups & Plates-tableware/dishes (glass & Ceramic) 20
Jars-food (glass) 1
Beverage Bottles (glass) 6
metal materials collected
Pipes & Rebar 1
Wire, Wire Mesh & Barbed Wire 3
Metal Fragments 6
rubber materials collected
Rubber Fragments 1
other materials collected
Fishing Weights 2

metal from back of fridge. We also found a chain saw, but didnt have a lift bag to carry it back !

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