Great Annual Fish Count Events

Jul 19
6:00pm

CAL GAFC: Fish ID Class -- San Diego

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

Get to know the local inshore fishes of California with this fish ID class hosted by Herb Gruenhagen at Ocean Enterprises in San Diego.  

Date: Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Time: 6-9 PM PST

Location: Ocean Enterprises in San Diego -- 805 Balboa Ave.

RSVP via PowerSCUBA Meetup (https://www.meetup.com/Scuba-Diving-San-Diego/events/240996000/) or contact Herb Gruenhagen at diverherbg@gmail.com

Jul 18

TWA GAFC: Fish Survey Dives -Key Largo, FL, Conch Republuc Divers

Event Type: Dives
Region: Florida / Gulf of Mexico

Great Annual Fish Count Dive- Hosted by Conch Republic Divers

Date of Event: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Time: 1 P.M. ET

Location: Key Largo, Florida

RSVP: Sign up for the dive by contacting Conch Republic Divers at 305-852-1655 or email dive@conchrepublicdivers.com

Whether or not this is your first time conducting fish surveys on your dives, or your 100th, you are welcome to join REEF staff & interns on fish survey dives with Conch Republic Divers! REEF will provide all survey materials for free, and instruction on how to conduct surveys if it is your first time.

Registration Instructions:
RSVP: Sign up for the dive by contacting Conch Republic Divers at 305-852-1655 or email dive@conchrepublicdivers.com
Jul 16

NE GAFC: Deer Island (New Brunswick) Survey Dives

Event Type: Dives
Region: Northeast

2017 GAFC at Deer Island Point

  • Short Drift (94010004)
  • Can Cat Beach (94010001)
  • Pont Dive (94010003)
  • Long Drift (94010005)

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

Low Tide is at 11:30 with a Tidal Range of 16.0 feet. (ADT, using Wilson’s Beach Data)

The entry time for the early drift would be approximately 9:30.

Meet and greet at 11:15 to review species recorded at the site and to be in the group picture. 

After the dive(s) we will compare sightings while enjoying water and snacks as well as some swag.

You can do two dives or one depending on your comfort level.

This location is for experienced divers who have an advanced card.

For more info please contact: michaeljmurphy17@gmail.com

Registration Instructions:
For more info please contact: michaeljmurphy17@gmail.com
Jul 15
5:00pm

TWA GAFC - Sharkey's 16th Annual Rockin' the Dock Party

Event Type: Other Events
Region: Florida / Gulf of Mexico

Celebrate GAFC and support REEF by attending Sharkey's 16th Annual Rockin' the Dock party! Come enjoy live music by Uncle Smokey, tap takeover by Florida Keyes Brewing Company, and Captain Morgan and Smirnoff drink specials. Raffle and BBQ proceeds benefit REEF!

Date of event: Saturday, July 15, 2017 

Time: 5 pm EST

Location: Sharkey's Sharkbite Grill, Key Largo, FL

522 Caribbean Drive

MM 100 Oceanside - Next to Marina Del Mar; turn east at the Holiday Inn

For more information contact Sharkey's: (305) 453-0999

Jul 15

TWA GAFC: Coco View Resort Roatan

Event Type: Other Events
Region: Caribbean / Bahamas

The event sponsored by CoCo View Resort and hosted by Patti and Scott Chandler, of ReefNet, Inc. and Fishid.us.

Patti and Scott have been documenting fish in the Caribbean waters since 1990 and are enthusiastic about sharing their knowledge.

This is the 11th consecutive year that the GAFC event has been sponsored by, and held at CoCo View Resort who is a REEF Field Station.

  • Introductory Fish ID Class
  • Intermediate Fish ID Class
  • a variety of Fish ID classes of specific commonly seen families
  • All classes held in AC environment with large screen HDTV incorporating photos and videos
  • Daily Fish ID contest with daily prizes and week’s end grand prizes
  • Access to a REEF Fish ID expert at all meals to assist in ID of mystery fish
  • Huge 8’ x 16’ wall of fish id reference photos of the top 100 commonly sighted fish and creatures to help with ID

Dates are in one week sessions at CoCo View Resort:

  • July 1 to July 7, 2017
  • July 8 to July 14, 2017
  • July 15 to July 21, 2017
  • July 22 to July 29, 2017

Please visit  http://www.cocoviewresort.com/fish-count.php for even more info about GAFC

Registration Instructions:
How to sign up: CoCo View Resort, Roatan, Honduras http://www.cocoviewresort.com
Jul 15

NE GAFC: Dive at Pettes Cove- CoJo Diving, Lincoln, NB

Event Type: Dives
Region: Northeast

REEF Great Annual Fish Count dive at Grand Manan, Pettes Cove.

Time: 4:00 - 6:00 PM

This is a linked event with the fish ID seminar on July 11th @ COJO, as well as an ID breifing on site prior to the dive.

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

COJO Diving Inc. 158 Garden Grove, Lincoln NB

Web: www.cojodiving.com 

Main: (855) 646-2656 Ext 102

Fax:  (855) 646-2656

Registration Instructions:
Contact COJO Diving at cojodiving@gmail.com, 855-646-2656.
Jul 11

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

Event Type: Seminars
Region: Northeast

Attend a FREE Fish ID Seminar @ COJO July 11th

This is a linked event with the dives at Grand Manan, Pettes Cove on July 15th

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

COJO Diving Inc.158 Garden Grove, Lincoln NB

Web: www.cojodiving.com 

Main: (855) 646-2656 Ext 102

Fax:  (855) 646-2656

 

Registration Instructions:
Contact COJO Diving at cojodiving@gmail.com, 855-646-2656.
Jul 8

TWA GAFC: Coco View Resort Roatan

Event Type: Other Events
Region: Caribbean / Bahamas

The event sponsored by CoCo View Resort and hosted by Patti and Scott Chandler, of ReefNet, Inc. and Fishid.us.

Patti and Scott have been documenting fish in the Caribbean waters since 1990 and are enthusiastic about sharing their knowledge.

This is the 11th consecutive year that the GAFC event has been sponsored by, and held at CoCo View Resort who is a REEF Field Station.

  • Introductory Fish ID Class
  • Intermediate Fish ID Class
  • a variety of Fish ID classes of specific commonly seen families
  • All classes held in AC environment with large screen HDTV incorporating photos and videos
  • Daily Fish ID contest with daily prizes and week’s end grand prizes
  • Access to a REEF Fish ID expert at all meals to assist in ID of mystery fish
  • Huge 8’ x 16’ wall of fish id reference photos of the top 100 commonly sighted fish and creatures to help with ID

Dates are in one week sessions at CoCo View Resort:

  • July 1 to July 7, 2017
  • July 8 to July 14, 2017
  • July 15 to July 21, 2017
  • July 22 to July 29, 2017

Please visit  http://www.cocoviewresort.com/fish-count.php for even more info about GAFC

Registration Instructions:
How to sign up: CoCo View Resort, Roatan, Honduras http://www.cocoviewresort.com
Jul 6
7:00pm

TWA GAFC: Fish ID Class - REEF HQ in Key Largo, FL

Event Type: Seminars
Region: Florida / Gulf of Mexico

FREE FISH ID CLASS – PARTICIPATE IN THE GREAT ANNUAL FISH COUNT!

In July, participate in REEF’s Great Annual Fish Count by learning how to ID fish seen on Florida Keys reefs and submitting a REEF fish ID survey.  Join Allison & Carlos Estape at REEF Headquarters (MM 98.3, Key Largo) at 7 pm on Thursday, July 6th and July 27th to learn how to ID fish seen on Florida Keys Reefs.  On your next dive/snorkel trip, fill in a REEF Volunteer Fish Survey and become a citizen scientist by submitting your sightings to REEF’s Global Fish Survey Database. Visit www.100fishid.com & www.REEF.org to learn more.

Dates of upcoming classes: July 6th, July 27th, August 31st

Time and Location: Classes start at 7 pm EST at REEF HQ (MM 98.3)

For more information, contact Allison Estape at (305) 794-5081

Jul 1

TWA GAFC: Coco View Resort Roatan

Event Type: Other Events
Region: Caribbean / Bahamas

The event sponsored by CoCo View Resort and hosted by Patti and Scott Chandler, of ReefNet, Inc. and Fishid.us.

Patti and Scott have been documenting fish in the Caribbean waters since 1990 and are enthusiastic about sharing their knowledge.

This is the 11th consecutive year that the GAFC event has been sponsored by, and held at CoCo View Resort who is a REEF Field Station

  • Introductory Fish ID Class
  • Intermediate Fish ID Class
  • a variety of Fish ID classes of specific commonly seen families
  • All classes held in AC environment with large screen HDTV incorporating photos and videos
  • Daily Fish ID contest with daily prizes and week’s end grand prizes
  • Access to a REEF Fish ID expert at all meals to assist in ID of mystery fish
  • Huge 8’ x 16’ wall of fish id reference photos of the top 100 commonly sighted fish and creatures to help with ID

Dates are in one week sessions at CoCo View Resort:

  • July 1 to July 7, 2017
  • July 8 to July 14, 2017
  • July 15 to July 21, 2017
  • July 22 to July 29, 2017

Please visit  http://www.cocoviewresort.com/fish-count.php for even more info about GAFC

Registration Instructions:
How to sign up: CoCo View Resort, Roatan, Honduras http://www.cocoviewresort.com
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