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Dive Against Debris Data Submission

Mango drop

17 March, 2016

Team Leader
David Taylor
Number of Participants
Total Debris Collected
18.5 kgs (measured)

10.122926, 99.832131

Survey Information

Location Name
Mango drop
Organization/Dive Centre
Master Divers
Mae Haad
17 March, 2016
Survey Duration
69 Minutes
GPS Coordinates
Latitude: 10.122926
Longitude: 99.832131
Weather Conditions
Very good little to no wind calm no waves larger tides than normal
Survey Depth Range
5–14.4 meters
Area Surveyed
11828.5 m2
Dominant Substrate
coral reef
Wave Conditions
Calm (glassy to rippled) for waves 0 – 0.1 meter high
plastic materials collected
Beverage Bottles: 2 Litres Or More (plastic) 3
Beverage Bottles: Less Than 2 Litres (plastic) 43
Buoys & Floats (plastic & Foamed) 3
Caps & Lids (plastic) 4
Carpet (synthetic) 3
Cups, Plates, Forks, Knives, Spoons (plastic) 3
Fishing: Line 30
Fishing: Nets & Pieces Of Nets 12
Food Wrappers (plastic) 38
Pipes (plastic-PVC) 1
SCUBA & Snorkel Gear-masks, Snorkels, Fins 5
Strapping Bands (plastic) 1
Rope (plastic/nylon) 94
glass materials collected
Glass & Ceramic Fragments 1
Beverage Bottles (glass) 4
metal materials collected
Beverage Cans (aluminium) 9
Caps & Lids (metal) 3
Metal Fragments 5
Fishing: Sinkers, Lures, Hooks 1
wood materials collected
Wood Fragments 15
cloth materials collected
Rope And String (cloth) 19
Towels/rags 20
Cloth Fragments 3
other materials collected
Fibre Glass 13
duct tape 2
rubber tubing 1
electric cable 3

parts of a boat hull

fishing line

plastic rope

plastic fragments

last time 100s of plastic bottles and fragments this time a lot less popular dive site

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