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Dive Against Debris Data Submission

Twins

18 January, 2013

Team Leader
Daniel B. Robinson MI-635791
Number of Participants
6
Total Debris Collected
12 kgs (estimated)

10.116584, 99.812143

Survey Information

Location Name
Twins
Organization/Dive Centre
Asia Divers-EBO S-16907
City
Koh Tao
Country
Thailand
Date
18 January, 2013
Survey Duration
46 Minutes
GPS Coordinates
Latitude: 10.116584
Longitude: 99.812143
Weather Conditions
Monsoonal
Survey Depth Range
5–22 meters
Area Surveyed
500 m2
Dominant Substrate
sand
Ecosystem
coral reef
Wave Conditions
Slight for waves 0.5 -1.25 meter high
plastic materials collected
Beverage Bottles: Less Than 2 Litres (plastic) 1
Carpet (synthetic) 1
Fishing: Line 1
Fishing: Nets & Pieces Of Nets 1
Food Wrappers (plastic) 1
SCUBA & Snorkel Gear-masks, Snorkels, Fins 1
Cigarette Filters 1
Rope (plastic/nylon) 1
glass materials collected
Beverage Bottles (glass) 1
metal materials collected
Batteries: AA, AAA, C & D, 6V, 9V, Etc. 1
SCUBA Weights 4
Entangled Animals
Other Fish
Number Entangled 1

Really useful to have a pair of shears; much quicker, easier and safer to remove sections of fishing net that have been colonised by corals and sponges and remove rest!

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