REEF Volunteer Fish Survey Project
|Presented By||REEF - Reef Environmental Education Foundation|
|Goal||Contribute to the understanding of marine ecosystems.|
|Task||Record and upload data of fish you see while diving|
|Where||Global, anywhere on the planet|
The Reef Volunteer Fish Survey Project allows volunteer SCUBA divers and snorkelers to collect and report information on marine fish populations. Keep track of the fish you see while scuba diving or snorkeling. Submit those to an online database.
REEF surveys can be done anywhere along coastal areas of North and Central America, Bahamas and Caribbean, tropical eastern Pacific islands, Hawaii, the South Pacific, Central Indo-Pacific, and Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean.
|How to Join||
Join REEF with a free membership. You can start surveying anytime, with or without a training class, as long as you only record the fish you can POSITIVELY identify. When in doubt, leave it out.
|Project Timing||This is an ongoing project.|
|Special Skills||Ability to snorkel or scuba dive.|
|Ideal Age Group||Elementary school (6 - 10 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families|
|Ideal Frequency||Just once|
|Average Time||Less than an hour|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||At the beach, In oceans, streams, rivers, lakes, At night|
|Tags||fish, fish id, reef, survey|
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