Great Annual Fish Count Events

Aug 6
7:30am

TWA GAFC: Fish Survey Dive, Bradenton Beach with Ocean Pro Dive Shop

Event Type: Dives
Region: Florida / Gulf of Mexico

Great Annual Fish Count - Hosted by Ocean Pro Dive Shop

Date of Event: Saturday, August 6th, 2016  

Time: 7:30 a.m.

Location:Bradenton Beach, Florida

RSVP at GreatAnnualFishCount@gmail.com, or by calling/texting Lisa Rigas at 941-315-0586

Survey Dive - Conducting a dive or snorkel fish survey off Bradenton Beach.

Full details of dive site location and game plan provided after RSVP.

Attendance to the Fish Identification course at Ocean Pro Dive Shop on Aug 3rd at 6:30 p.m. required for all participants.

Event is FREE of charge. Volunteers need full dive gear, 1-2 tanks, flashlight, compass, and slate board (if applicable)

Registration Instructions:
RSVP at GreatAnnualFishCount@gmail.com, or by calling/texting Lisa Rigas at 941-315-0586
Aug 3
6:30pm

TWA GAFC: Fish ID Class, SW Florida, Gulf of Mexico, Sarasota FL

Event Type: Seminars
Region: Florida / Gulf of Mexico

Location: Ocean Pro Dive Shop, Sarasota FL

How to sign up: RSVP at GreatAnnualFishCount@gmail.com, or by calling/texting Lisa Rigas at 941-315-0586

Fish ID class taught by Instructor Michael Hays

Prerequisite to Great Annual Fish Count on Saturday, August 6th (linked event!)

Learn to identify the various species of fish off our coasts.

Accurately survey species of fish for Great Annual Fish Count on August 6th at Bradenton Beach, FL.

Particularly ones which may be found in the areas in which we will be conducting the survey.

FREE to all registrants. All skill levels welcome.

Registration Instructions:
RSVP at GreatAnnualFishCount@gmail.com, or by calling/texting Lisa Rigas at 941-315-0586
Jul 24
7:30am

SAS GAFC: Fish Survey Dives - Wreck of the Hyde, NC

Event Type: Dives
Region: South Atlantic States (GA/SC/NC)

GAFC REEF SAS Fish Survey Dives

24 July 2016 – 7:30 am

Hyde (2 dives) through Aquatic Safaris, Wrightsville Beach, NC

Book dives on “Hyde” directly through Aquatic Safaris at (910) 392-4386

 

This event linked with SAS Fish ID class on July 13th.

Registration Instructions:
Book dives on “Hyde” directly through Aquatic Safaris at (910) 392-4386
Jul 24

NE GAFC: Survey Dive at Pettes Cove, Grand Manan, NB

Event Type: Dives
Region: Northeast

REEF "Great Annual Fish Count" dive at Pettes Cove, Sun Jul 24

Event time 1:15pm - 3:30pm

Recommended ferry crossing from Blacks Harbour @ 11:30am.

Reservation recommended for the ferry: http://grandmanan.coastaltransport.ca/

Attend a FREE Fish ID Seminar at COJO Diving on July 13 6pm or July 21 6pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1653281548269038/

How to sign up: Contact COJO Diving at cojodiving@gmail.com, 855-646-2656. 

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1653281548269038/

Registration Instructions:
Contact COJO Diving at cojodiving@gmail.com, 855-646-2656.
Jul 23

NE GAFC: Dives, Picnic, Raffle

Event Type: Dives
Region: Northeast

15th Annual Fish Count hosted by the New England Aquarium Dive Club. Dives are at various sites throughout Mass. and Maine. Picnic, raffle and survey submission help at Stage Fort Park. Full details here: http://www.neadc.org/gafc/index.htm

 

Registration Instructions:
http://www.neadc.org/gafc/index.htm
Jul 21
6:00pm

NE GAFC: Fish ID Seminar - CoJo Diving, Lincoln, NB

Event Type: Seminars
Region: Northeast

Attend a FREE Fish ID Seminar @ COJO July 13 6pm or July 21 6pm

This is a linked event with the dives at Pettes Cove on July 24th

How to sign up: Contact COJO Diving at cojodiving@gmail.com, 855-646-2656. 

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1653281548269038/ COJO Diving Inc.158 Garden Grove, Lincoln NBWeb: www.cojodiving.comMain: (855) 646-2656 Ext 102Fax:  (855) 646-2656

Registration Instructions:
Contact COJO Diving at cojodiving@gmail.com, 855-646-2656.
Jul 20
6:00pm

CAL GAFC: Local Cal Fish ID Class - San Diego

Event Type: Seminars
Region: Pacific Coast (PAC: California - Alaska)

Attention all snorkelers and SCUBA divers...Want to know more about the Reef Monitoring Project and local marine life?

Join the San Diego Oceans Foundation's FREE identification training program and better understand what goes on just beyond the surf zone!Whether you're a fish expert or a new to marine science, this class will leave you with a ton of interesting facts about our underwater world...and it doesn't stop there!

Once you've finished this fascinating course, you'll be able to put your newfound knowledge to good use by volunteering and completing underwater surveys of local populations.

To RSVP and open yourself up to a whole new world, contact Instructor Herb Gruenhagen today!

All classes held at Ocean Enterprises in San Diego.

Registration Instructions:
hgruenha@nethere.com
Jul 19

NE GAFC: Survey Dive at Chesapeake Light Tower

Event Type: Dives
Region: Northeast

We are excited to share that Lynnhaven Dive Center in Virginia Beach will be conducting our First Annual Fish Count at the Chesapeake Light Tower in July 2016 as part of the Great Annual Fish Count.

 

Lynnhaven Dive Center, Virginia Beach, VA

Backup date for survey will be July 26th, 2016.

 

Registration Instructions:
RSVP: Kathryn O Hara - tokokoto@aol.com
Jul 16

NE GAFC: 5th Annual GAFC Deer Island, New Brunswick

Event Type: Dives
Region: Northeast

2016 GAFC at Can Cat Beach (94010001)

Our Fifth Annual GAFC will be held on Saturday, July 16th on Deer Island, New Brunswick.

Low Tide is at 15:59 with a Tidal Range of 12.8 feet. (ADT, using Wilson’s Beach Data)

Meet and greet at 15:25 to review species recorded at the site and to be in the group picture. 

After the dive we will compare sighting while enjoying a Marshmallow roast.

For more info please contact: michaeljmurphy17@gmail.com

Registration Instructions:
michaeljmurphy17@gmail.com
Jul 13
6:30pm

SAS GAFC: Fish ID Class - Apex, North Carolina

Event Type: Seminars
Region: South Atlantic States (GA/SC/NC)

GAFC REEF SAS Fish ID Class

In cooperation with Down Under Divers Club; Cary, NC

13 July 2016 – 6:30 to 8:30 pm

Eva Perry Regional Library; Apex, NC

 

Instructor Frank Krasovec

Register via Email:  WetLens@nc.rr.com

 

This event is linked with the SAS Survey dives on July 24th on the Wreck of the Hyde.

Registration Instructions:
Register via Email: WetLens@nc.rr.com
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