Great Annual Fish Count Events

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
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
Jun 15
6:00pm

CAL GAFC: Invertebrate 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!

 

Classes are held at Ocean Enterprises in San Diego

Registration Instructions:
hgruenha@nethere.com
2015
Jul 26
7:00am

SAS GAFC: Fish Survey Dives - Charleston, SC

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

Conducting survey dives on Sunday July 26th, 7am, to the Ledges

*must be certified diver

Participants receive $10 off their dives

Charleston Scuba, South Carolina

Please join us for a free fish ID class before our dives, on July 15th at 6:30pm at Charleston Scuba.

The fish ID seminar can be turned into a Project AWARE Fish ID specialty(for additional cost)

 

Registration Instructions:
Call or email Charleston Scuba 843-763-3483 or info@charlestonscuba.com
2015
Jul 21
7:00pm

TWA: GAFC Fish ID Seminar, Key Largo FL

Event Type: Seminars
Region: Florida / Gulf of Mexico

July is Great Annual Fish Count month!

Come join us for a Fish ID seminar to learn about common Florida Keys fishes!

Presented at REEF Headquarters:

MM 98.3 in the median

2015
Jul 18

NE GAFC: Survey Dive at Beaver Harbor

Event Type: Dives
Region: Northeast

Everyone is invited to dive if you are qualified for that location.

Divers are REQUESTED to PRE REGISTER with the contact person in order to be certain of numbers.

Our wish is that you do a fish survey and submit your data to REEF.

A Fish ID seminar will be arranged at a time convenient to the participants, at no cost to you.

 

July 18 (Saturday)

Beaver Harbour (Beginner plus)

LT 8:05, HT 14:12, TR 18.1 ft

Contact for Beaver Harbour is:

Jeff McAloon

Email: jeff_mcaloon@yahoo.ca

 

Cell: 1-506-343-5087

2015
Jul 15
6:30pm

SAS GAFC: Fish ID Class, Charleston SC

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

Free Fish ID seminar Wednesday July 15th at 6:30 PM

Charleston Scuba, South Carolina

This fish ID seminar can be turned into a Project AWARE Fish ID specialty(for additional cost)

Conducting survey dives on Sunday July 26th to the Ledges,

*must be certified diver

Participants receive $10 off their dives

Registration Instructions:
Call or email Charleston Scuba 843-763-3483 or info@charlestonscuba.com
2015
Jul 11
12:00pm

CAL GAFC: Fish Survey Dive/BBQ, Lovers Point

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

Fish Survey Dive and BBQ, Saturday, July 11, 12 noon at Lovers Point Beach, Pacific Grove. Sponsored by the Dive Club of Silicon Valley: Please RSVP DCoSV@DCoSV.org

Description: Put your fish and invertebrate ID skills to use by participating in diving to count fish and invertebrates at Lover's Point Beach as part of REEF's Great Annual Fish Count. You are welcome to join in two other GAFC events sponsored by the Dive Club of Silicon Valley as well: the June 17th Invertebrate ID class and the July 1st Fish ID class. Please see the calendar listings for more information. 

2015
Jul 11
12:00pm

NE GAFC: Survey Dive at Deer Island

Event Type: Dives
Region: Northeast

There will be dives on the following dates:

Everyone is invited to dive if you are qualified for that location.

Divers are REQUESTED to PRE REGISTER with the contact person in order to be certain of numbers.

Our wish is that you do a fish survey and submit your data to REEF.

A Fish ID seminar will be arranged at a time convenient to the participants, at no cost to you.

 

 July 11th (Saturday)

Deer Island (Advanced/previous experience at this location)

LT 14:31, HT 20:46, TR 18 ft

Contact for Deer Island is:

Mike Murphy

Email: Michaeljmurphy17@gmail.com

 

Cell:  1-506-333-7101

2015
Jul 5
12:00pm

NE GAFC: Dive at Pette's Cove, NB

Event Type: Dives
Region: Northeast

Put your fish and invertebrate ID skills to use by participating in diving to count fish and invertebrates at Pette's Cove.

This event is free and part of REEF's Great Annual Fish Count.

You are welcome to join in two other GAFC events sponsored by COJO Diving too: June 22nd Fish/Invertebrate ID class, or an identical session on July 3rd.

Registration Instructions:
Sign up on our Facebook Event Page, email cojodiving@gmail.com or call COJO Diving at 855-646-2656
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