Great Annual Fish Count Events

2016
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
2016
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
2016
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
2016
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
2016
Jul 13
6:00pm

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

Event Type: Seminars
Region: Northeast

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

This is a linked event with the Pettes Cove dive on July 24th.

 

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. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1653281548269038/
2016
Jul 10
1:00pm

PNW GAFC: Critter Presentation and Dives, Saltwater State Park

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

Everyone is invited to do as many survey dives as possible at Saltwater State Park during the month of July.

 

On July 10th, Rhoda Green will give a presentation of some of the advanced critters, and will administer the REEF Level 3, 4 and 5 test for those who have accumulated at least 25 surveys.

 

Presentation will be at 1pm and any one is welcome to join in and view - divers, beginners, landlubbers, etc.

Tidal exchange is OK, so morning and/or afternoon dives are possible.

 

 

Registration Instructions:
rhoda_g@rocketmail.com
2016
Jul 9
8:00am

CAL GAFC: Survey Dives and BBQ, Pacific Grove CA

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

July 9th GAFC Survey Dives Event and BBQ

location: lovers point park Pacific Grove 8am

Sponsor The Dive Club of Silicon Valley

To register dcosc@dcosv.org

 

This event is linked with the July 6th Fish ID Class in Sunnyvale CA

Registration Instructions:
To register dcosc@dcosv.org
2016
Jul 6
7:00pm

CAL GAFC: Fish ID Class Sunnyvale CA

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

July 6th Fish-ID class

location: 1200 Oakmead Parkway, Sunnyvale at Round Table pizza 7pm

Sponsor: The Dive Club of Silicon Valley

 

To register dcosc@dcosv.org

 

This class is a linked event with the July 9th GAFC dive  event and BBQ

Registration Instructions:
To register dcosc@dcosv.org
2016
Jun 25
to
Jul 30
5 weeks

TWA GAFC: CoCo View Resort Roatan

Event Type: Seminars
Region: Caribbean / Bahamas

For the 10th year in a row, CoCo View Resort in Roatan is hosting a GAFC event for the whole month of July. Seminars include Basic Fish ID, and subsequent seminars targeting common families of fish, such as Parrotfish, Angelfish, Wrasses, Butterflyfish, and so on. Contests for identifying fish are held daily with prizes for daily participants.

Available to all guests of CoCoView for free!

Programs repeat on a weekly cycle.

  • Fish ID Classes
  • Survey Dives
  • Other Daily Contests
  • Evening seminars
  • Fish ID experts at all meals to answer questions
  • Daily streaming photo show running in the Clubhouse

 

See http://www.fishid.us/Fishid_Webpage/Roatan_GAFC_2016.html for more info.

Registration Instructions:
fishid@gmail.com with questions
2016
Jun 21
6:00pm

PNW GAFC: Fish ID Class in Nanaimo BC

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

July is the start of REEF's annual Fish Count and we would like to help you prepare for it. Join us at the store on June 21st at 6:00pm for a Fish ID class to help you learn more of the marine life we have in our waters. This is a great time for all level of divers so don't be bashful - we are all learning.

We like to encourage everyone to do a REEF survey on any dive that you do, but our July 1st BBQ is a great time to start if you haven't done one yet.

(250) 756-1863info@nanaimodiveoutfitters.ca

Registration Instructions:
(250) 756-1863 info@nanaimodiveoutfitters.ca
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