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Dive Against Debris Data Submission

Old Club Reef

23 November, 2014

Team Leader
Mohammad
Number of Participants
2
Total Debris Collected
12 kgs (estimated)

24.868819, 51.531077

Survey Information

Location Name
Old Club Reef
Organization/Dive Centre
Qatar Scuba Center
City
Mesaieed
Country
Qatar
Date
23 November, 2014
Survey Duration
34 Minutes
GPS Coordinates
Latitude: 24.868819
Longitude: 51.531077
Weather Conditions
Calm, slight winds
Survey Depth Range
6–12 meters
Area Surveyed
670 m2
Dominant Substrate
sand
Ecosystem
Soft slope, artificial reef
Wave Conditions
Calm (glassy to rippled) for waves 0 – 0.1 meter high
plastic materials collected
Bags-grocery/retail (plastic) 48
Bags: Trash (plastic) 4
Bait Containers, Packaging 1
Beverage Bottles: 2 Litres Or More (plastic) 1
Beverage Bottles: Less Than 2 Litres (plastic) 2
Fishing: Nets & Pieces Of Nets 1
Tobacco Packaging & Wrappers 2
Cigarette Filters 9
metal materials collected
Pull Tabs-beverages 6
cloth materials collected
Rope And String (cloth) 1
paper materials collected
Cardboard: Packaging & Cartons 4
Entangled Animals
Crustaceans
Species or Common Name Hermit crab
Number Entangled 1
Status released unharmed
Type of Debris abandoned fishing net
Comments The hermit crab was tangled in the net, with it wrapped around his shell and claws. Unfortunately I had forgotten my camera for this dive.

plastic bags, easily blown by wind into the sea

abandoned nets, trap marine life

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