REEF Database Stats

Tropical Western AtlanticCalifornia, Pacific Northwest and AlaskaHawaiiTropical Eastern PacificSouth PacificNortheast US and Eastern CanadaSouth Atlantic StatesCentral Indo-Pacific
Total Number of Surveys
150000356361676155021775416711512066
Total Number of Species
8394583924669472303331728
10 Most Frequent Species
Bluehead (84.9)Copper Rockfish (54.7)Saddle Wrasse (91.8)King Angelfish (85.2)Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse (77)Cunner (66.9)Slippery Dick (79.7)Moorish Idol (78)
Blue Tang (84.7)Lingcod (52)Raccoon Butterflyfish (85.7)Mexican Hogfish (81.9)Regal Angelfish (76.9)Winter Flounder (45.9)Black Sea Bass (78.5)Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse (75.6)
Stoplight Parrotfish (81)Painted Greenling (50.7)Manybar Goatfish (85.6)Barberfish (74.8)Brushtail Tang (73.5)Rock Gunnel (26)Belted Sandfish (77.4)Orange-lined Triggerfish (70.3)
Bicolor Damselfish (79.9)Plumose Anemone (50.6)Hawaiian Whitespotted Toby (85.2)Flag Cabrilla (68)Manybar Goatfish (73.2)Pollock (25.3)Tomtate (72.9)Three-spot Dascyllus (69.6)
French Grunt (74.9)California Sea Cucumber (48.8)Moorish Idol (83.2)Cortez Rainbow Wrasse (67)Moorish Idol (71.7)Grubby Sculpin (24)Cubbyu (65.4)Blacklip Butterflyfish (69.3)
Foureye Butterflyfish (72.6)Sunflower Star (48.4)Ornate Butterflyfish (82.1)Panamic Sergeant Major (66.2)Lemonpeel Angelfish (71.3)Striped Bass (20.9)Spottail Pinfish (65.1)Manybar Goatfish (66.4)
Sergeant Major (70.3)Blackeye Goby (48.2)Brown Surgeonfish/Lavendar Surgeonfish (81.8)Scissortail Chromis (64.5)Two-spined Angelfish (70.8)Sea Raven (17.7)Bank Sea Bass (63.2)Reticulated Dascyllus (64.2)
Ocean Surgeonfish (69.7)Kelp Greenling (45.3)Bird Wrasse (81.5)Pacific Creolefish (64.1)Bullethead Parrotfish (Pacific) (70.3)Black Sea Bass (16.5)Great Barracuda (58.5)Brushtail Tang (63.9)
Yellowhead Wrasse (69.3)Striped Seaperch (44)Orangespine Unicornfish (80.5)Balloonfish (55.2)Orange-lined Triggerfish (69.5)American Lobster (16.4)Seaweed Blenny (53.2)Crescent Wrasse (62.8)
Redband Parrotfish (69.1)Pile Perch (39.4)Hawaiian (Pacific) Gregory (77.4)Cortez Damselfish adult (53.7)Bird (Pacific) Wrasse (68.3)Summer Flounder (16)Atlantic Spadefish (49.9)Regal Angelfish (62.1)
Top 10 Sites for Species Richness
Bari Reef, Bonaire (409)La Jolla Shores, S Dana Point - N La Jolla (206)Kahekili Beach/Old Airport Beach, Leeward Shore Maui (Honolua Bay - Cape Hanamanoia) (263)Arch / Darwin's Arch, Darwin (147)Nigali Passage (Gau Island), Other Fiji Islands (443)Folly Cove - Left Wall (Cape Ann), Massachusetts (111)Station 20 (Gray's Reef NMS Monitoring Site ), Gray's Reef NMS (136)Tanjung (Sudut) Dayang, Batanta and Salawati (422)
Blue Heron Bridge (WPB)Phil Foster Park, Jupiter Inlet to Key Biscayne (401)Breakwater, S Davenport - Point Lobos Reserve (184)Outside Honokohau Harbor South / Naia / Ripoff Reef, North Kona Coast (Keahole Pt. - Cook Pt./N. side of Kealakekua Bay) (247)Club de Yates, s Pta El Carrizal - Pta Tejupan (139)Grand Central Station (North Save-a-tack), Namena Marine Reserve and Namenalala Island (435)Old Garden Beach (Rockport), Massachusetts (98)Indra Wreck, North Carolina (122)Christmas (aka Tim's) Rock, Triton Bay (399)
Something Special, Bonaire (371)La Jolla Canyon, S Dana Point - N La Jolla (172)Ulua Beach, Leeward Shore Maui (Honolua Bay - Cape Hanamanoia) (241)Swanne / Suwannee Reef / Swanee River, Espiritu Santo, La Partida, Los Islotes (139)Tetons I and II (South Save-a-tack), Namena Marine Reserve and Namenalala Island (430)Sandy Beach Cove - Fort Wetherill, Rhode Island (95)Charleston 60 Reef, South Carolina (108)Mios Kon / Yellow Fever (btw Gam & Mansuar), Dampier Strait (incl. Gam Island; Fam Islands) (386)
Tori's Reef, Bonaire (352)Refugio State Beach, S Point Conception - N Point Heuneme (159)Kaiwi Pt./Arch Cave/Wash Rock/Sand Channel/Kamanu/Devils Doorway, North Kona Coast (Keahole Pt. - Cook Pt./N. side of Kealakekua Bay) (239)Shark Bay, Wolfe (130)Mushrooms I and II (South Save-a-tack), Namena Marine Reserve and Namenalala Island (423)Lane's Cove (Rockport, Glouster), Massachusetts (94)Caribsea (Beaufort Inlet), North Carolina (106)Sahara Reef, Negros Island (380)
Front Porch Bonaire (Sunset Beach), Bonaire (350)La Jolla Cove- general area, S Dana Point - N La Jolla (146)Honolua Bay MLCD, Leeward Shore Maui (Honolua Bay - Cape Hanamanoia) (235)La Reina, Isla Cerralvo (129)Vatu Vai (Wakaya Island), Bligh Water (417)Fort Wetherill (general area), Rhode Island (93)AR-386 Hyde Dredge Wreck, North Carolina (102)German Channel , Palau (380)
Commercial Pier Reefs/Datura Ave. 1st and 2nd Reef, Jupiter Inlet to Key Biscayne (345)Redondo M.S.C. Pier (MaST), Burien - Tacoma Area (145)Golden Arches (North/South), North Kona Coast (Keahole Pt. - Cook Pt./N. side of Kealakekua Bay) (233)Los Islotes Arch, Espiritu Santo, La Partida, Los Islotes (127)Lion's Den (Wakaya Island), Bligh Water (409)Cathedral Rocks (Rockport), Massachusetts (89)Gardens Reef, South Carolina (87)Edy's Black Forest, Wofoh, Waigeo (incl. Kawe and Aljui Bay) (380)
Green/Yellow Submarine, Bonaire (330)Marine Room, S Dana Point - N La Jolla (144)Old Airport (North/South) MLCD/Shark Fin Rock/Big Arch, North Kona Coast (Keahole Pt. - Cook Pt./N. side of Kealakekua Bay) (233)El Bajo del Christo Los Arcos (Puerto Vallarta), s Pta El Carrizal - Pta Tejupan (122)Kansas (North Save-a-tack), Namena Marine Reserve and Namenalala Island (403)Back Beach (Rockport), Massachusetts (88)AR305 Aeolus Wreck, North Carolina (85)Batu Jeruk (Orange Rock), Triton Bay (379)
The Invisibles, Bonaire (313)Seacrest Park Cove 2 (Alki), West Seattle Area (143)Pyramid Pinnacles / Pyramid Drop-Off / Pinnacles, North Kona Coast (Keahole Pt. - Cook Pt./N. side of Kealakekua Bay) (232)The Boiler, San Benedicto Island (121)Coral Corner / Pure Magic (Vatu-i-ra), Bligh Water (402)Nubble Light, York, Maine (80)Papoose (bow section), North Carolina (84)Hole in One, Triton Bay (373)
Red Slave, Bonaire (302)Sund Rock North Wall Marine Preserve, Quatsap Pt. and Misery Pt. - Potlatch State Park (139)Turtle Heaven, North Kona Coast (Keahole Pt. - Cook Pt./N. side of Kealakekua Bay) (231)Salvatierra Wreck, Espiritu Santo, La Partida, Los Islotes (121)Vatu-i-ra Island, Bligh Water (396)Stonington Point, Connecticut (79)Frying Pan Light Tower, North Carolina (83)Cape Kri, Dampier Strait (incl. Gam Island; Fam Islands) (373)
Buddy's Reef, Bonaire (300)Casino Point, Southern Channel Islands (139)Lone Tree Arch / Freeze Face Cave, North Kona Coast (Keahole Pt. - Cook Pt./N. side of Kealakekua Bay) (230)Los Islotes West, Espiritu Santo, La Partida, Los Islotes (120)Two Thumbs Up (South Save-a-tack), Namena Marine Reserve and Namenalala Island (393)Lanesville Shore, Massachusetts (77)Schurz Wreck, North Carolina (82)Shark Airport/Sharky Shallows(North Atoll), Tubbataha Reef (371)
Top 25 Most Active Surveyors
Dave Grenda (2878)Georgia Arrow (919)Patricia Richardson (1283)Richard Baker (477)Janet Eyre (240)Joseph Mangiafico (408)Dave Grenda (164)Janet Eyre (415)
Peter Leahy (2828)Janna Nichols (900)MJ Farr (1200)Pam Wade (186)Kreg Martin (126)Jason D. Feick (285)Lee Moore (51)Lillian Kenney (106)
Linda Baker (2131)Rhoda Green (863)Don Judy (878)Karen Vactor (172)Dave Grenda (123)Michael Murphy (194)Raymond Rhodes (46)Kreg Martin (106)
Franklin Neal (2101)Don Gordon (763)Judith Cucco (806)Brice Semmens (128)Sue Manning (100)John Feehan (159)Sarah Goldman (40)Janet Camp (105)
Dee Scarr (1514)Randall Tyle (704)Janet Eyre (620)Beth Bruton (124)Lillian Kenney (92)Eric Heupel (142)Stephen J Vinitsky (38)Pam Wade (99)
Lillian Kenney (1484)Thomas Nicodemus (669)Kathleen Malasky (602)Robert Reavis (124)Christy Semmens (88)Suzanne Rose (103)Sallie Behrend (37)Chuck Curry (85)
Michael Phelan (1442)Todd Cliff (607)Rick Long (528)Annette Felix (101)Laurel Fulton (50)Andrew Urh (98)Stephen Campbell (35)Barbara Anderson (68)
Linda Schillinger (1326)Valerie Lyttle (580)Fred Litt (391)Daniel Richards (91)Franklin Neal (39)Scott Holland (93)James Brooke (35)Christy Semmens (62)
Laddie Akins (1291)Claude Nichols (549)Karen Ella Levy (277)Dave Grenda (89)MJ Farr (38)Clive R. Wood (91)Erin Burge (34)Alice Ribbens (58)
Sheryl Shea (1194)Doug Miller (515)Florence Bahr (276)Jonathan Lavan (87)Sheryl Shea (37)Eileen Byrne (70)Scott Fowler (31)Sue Manning (53)
Douglas Harder (1182)John Wolfe (489)Michael Fausnaugh (275)Walter Briney (85)Peter Fox (35)Amy Maurer (70)Ralph Rogers (29)Jet Long (50)
Linda Ridley (1167)Kawika Chetron (487)Dennis Bensen (250)Sandra Percell (83)Cassandra Neal (34)Tom Bergendahl (61)Frank Krasovec (28)Mimi Hayakawa (38)
Judie Clee (1142)Mike Delaney (438)Liz Foote (238)Christy Semmens (79)Brice Semmens (30)Jim Drew (60)Arnold Postell (28)Laurel Fulton (37)
Patricia Chandler (1102)Cindy Molitor (424)Nanette Harter (204)Martin Levy (73)Gregg Cline (29)Ted Maney (56)Laddie Akins (25)Luanne Betz (36)
Kim White (1072)Carl Gwinn (406)Douglas Harder (171)Jeff Holmes (60)Carol Cline (28)Stella Martin (44)Carol Grant (25)David Thompson (36)
Bruce Purdy (1036)Phil Green (404)Marc Adler (163)Paul Humann (57)Janna Nichols (28)Richard Curtin (36)Mark Hooper (23)Fred Hartner (35)
Rob McCall (1029)Doug Biffard (403)Jeanne Dunning (157)Barbara Anderson (56)Jonathan Lavan (27)Peter Marck (32)Roger Skillman (21)Martin Levy (35)
Tracey Griffin (1001)Stanley Kurowski (382)Kent Harder (154)Chris Ostrom (55)Kenny Tidwell (26)Michael Patterson (31)Jeff Haines (17)William Ribbens (33)
Kathie Comerford (928)Jackie Myers (357)Bob Ragains (149)Brenda Hitt (44)Barbara Anderson (25)Michelle Urh (31)Michael Paller (16)Allan Melnychuk (32)
Joyce Schulke (917)David Todd (352)Michael Rineer (147)Lillian Kenney (41)Kathryn Doane (25)Michael MacDonald (29)Lillian Kenney (14)Deborah Hebblewhite (31)
David Kerridge (870)Vince Furnari (346)Robin Newbold (138)Adam Cherson (41)Douglas Harder (25)Alex Brett (28)Alex Score (14)Don Gordon (31)
Leslie Whaylen Clift (799)Keith Rootsaert (327)Dave Grenda (131)Kreg Martin (41)Jeff Haines (24)Anna Krowczynska (28)Charlotte Johnson (14)Hideko Kawabata (30)
Phyllis Blackburn (747)Betty Bastai (318)Neil Rhoads (123)Alvaro Segura (38)Marta H. Bonatz (23)Daniel Hedrick (27)Brenda Hitt (14)Tracey Griffin (27)
Jessica Armacost (713)Tim Renz (304)James Vaughn (118)Carol Cox (38)Fred Hartner (23)Robert Abraham (24)Roy Dale Swing (13)John Rothman (26)
Tracy Siani (633)David Jennings (287)Michele Vaughn (118)Neil Ericsson (37)Sally Davies (21)Adam Hartnett (22)Cathy Sakas (11)Louise Rutter (25)

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