Great Annual Fish Count 2018

Jul 21

NE GAFC: McCann Head Survey Dive

Event Type: Dives
Region: Northeast

Contact Name - Connie Bishop

Organization - COJO Diving

Phone - 855-646-2656

Email -

Date - July 21, 2018  (2pm - 5pm)

Location - McCann Head, St. Andrews.

Contact to register, or Facebook event link

BBQ/Potluck to follow - $5.00 or contribute item to Potluck

Registration Instructions:
See Above
Jul 21

NE GAFC: Celebration and Picnic, Gloucester MA

Event Type: Other Events
Region: Northeast

Join REEF and the New England Aquarium Dive Club for the 17th Great Annual Fish Count.

Help count fish and win prizes!

Each year divers help researchers by surveying fish populations. Join the largest survey in North America! Multiple dive locations and fabulous raffle prizes!

Celebration Location: Stage Fort Park, Gloucester MA

Date: Saturday July 2st. 2018

Time: 11:30am - 2pm Picnic

2:30pm Photo

3pm Raffle*

*$7 donation for lunch. Divers turning in surveys will receive 1 raffle ticket. Must be present to win. Winners may pick their own prize this year!

Think BLUE this dive season! Join the NEADC in our Clean Up Each Dive campaign!

  • Pick up trash whenever you can, both above and below water
  • At lunch, bring along a bottle for free drink refills!

Dive Sites: Multiple dive locations, pre-registration required.

For more information or to register visit

Help count fish all season! Visit

Registration Instructions:
Jul 7
Jul 8

PNW GAFC: Saltwater State Park Classes and Dives

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

Fly into the summer with REEF classes and dives at Saltwater State Park July 7 & 8, 2018. 

Everyone is welcome to join in the fun! If you're new to critterwatching, this is a great introduction. And a perfect refresher for those who are a bit rusty, or those who want to get ready for the next experience level test. 

Practice your newfound classroom knowledge with on-site diving, and satisfy your post-dive hunger pangs with a fun potluck!    

Camping is available - be sure to make a reservation.  


Saturday July 7

  • Classroom: 10am Fish ID
  • 11:30am Break, eat, prep for diving
  • 1pm Splash for dive
  • 2:30pm - 4pm Finish Fish ID class, review photos, quiz
  • 5pm Potluck
  • 6:30pm Splash time for 2nd dive

 Sunday July 8

  • Classroom: 9am - 1pm Invertebrate ID
  • 1pm: Prep for dive, eat lunch
  • 2pm Splash time for diving
  • 8pm Splash for 2nd dive


Organized by Rhoda Green. Josh Sera, Ed Gullekson, Gregg and Carol Cline, and other REEFers will be there to add their expertise.

Registration Instructions:
Jul 1

TWA GAFC: Classes and Dives Juliet Sailing Bimini & Bahamas

Event Type: Other Events
Region: Caribbean / Bahamas

Date of Event: Whole month of July

Location: on board Juliet Liveaboard in Bimini and Cat Cay, Bahamas

Fish ID seminar series

Daily Lionfish collections and end-of-week meal

2-3 Survey Dives per week

Waiting list available for trips in July, this is currently only available to guests booked on board, contact for info on waiting lists or to sign up for next year's event

Jun 29
Jul 1
2 days

GAFC (TWA) Flower Garden Banks Dive Trip inc Fish ID Classes

Event Type: Dives
Region: Florida / Gulf of Mexico

We will be offering a free Fish ID Course on our trip to the Flower Gardens (offshore texas; closest reef formation to us) on June 29-July 1, 2018. The trip includes potentially 7 dives, accomodations, food, tanks, airfills.

Two day weekend trip $585.00 ($100 deposit to hold spot deducted out of total cost)

   Enriched Air is an additional $65.00

   Cancellation policy: if the trip cancels money back

   Full payment due one month out

The details are all listed on our website:

Free REEF Fish ID Course, Survey scuba dive(s) - the boat moves to east, west banks, rig dive, and Stetson's bank

Event date: June 29-July 1, 2018 (note: the trip boards the Friday evening prior about 7:00 PM)

Come aboard the MV Fling charter boat to the Flower Garden Marine Sanctuary (Gulf of Mexico). Do REEF survey dives, and learn fish ID in classes taught on board.

How to sign up: 'attend' event on Texas Dive Center Facebook page and call in for payment

Contact Texas Dive Center for more information:


364 FM 1959 Ste. D.Houston, TX 77034

Registration Instructions:
Contact Texas Dive Center for more information: (281) 741-9949
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