Great Annual Fish Count Events

2013
Jul 20

REEF GAFC at Deer Island, NB

Event Type: Dives
Region: Northeast

There will be a GAFC: Great Annual Fish Count (our second) at Deer Island Campground at the following slack tides:

High Tide is 10:02 and Low Tide is 16:10, all times are NB times.

  • Divers are also encouraged to do the Early Drift.  All dives are for Advanced divers (due to currents, low vis and low temps) or should be lead by experienced local divers. 
  • There will be giveaways for divers.
  • Just like last year all divers will be encouraged to go to Spirit of the Island Restaurant for a meal. 
  • A free Fish ID seminar will be organized at The Dive Shack in July.

If you are interested please contact: michaeljmurphy17@gmail.com

This event is linked to:

  • GAFC at Carrying/Tommy's Cove, NB on July 13, 2013 (Lori-Beth Armstrong).
  • GAFC at Beaver Harbour, NB on July 27, 2013 (Eric Paquet).

 

 

Registration Instructions:
Contact: michaeljmurphy17@gmail.com
2013
Jul 13
8:00am

CAL GAFC: Survey dives and BBQ at Lovers Point

Event Type: Dives
Region: Pacific Coast (PAC)

 

Fish Survey Dive and BBQ, Saturday, July 13, 8am at Lovers Point Beach, Pacific Grove. Sponsored by the Dive Club of Silicon Valley: Please RSVP DCoSV@DCoSV.org

2013
Jul 13
to
Jul 14

PNW GAFC: Hood Canal Dives

Event Type: Dives
Region: Pacific Coast (PAC)

 

Come  join us and participate in the 2013 Great Annual Fish Count. Hydrosports  Dive and Travel, a REEF Field Station will host two activities as part of the annual event held during the month of July. The Great Annual Fish Count Activities are held each year to introduce divers and snorkelers to fish watching and to increase awareness of our marine resources.

FISH Survey Dives

Take your new knowledge of PNW fishes and join us for survey/ fun dives to be held on July 13th and 14th in the Hoodsport area of the Hood Canal. Underwater survey paper and Reef Slates will be available at the Yellow House in Hoodsport, as well as suggestions for dive sites.  Fish ID Reference books and resources will be available at the Yellow house July 13th and 14th.

Anyone can participate; (and attendance at the ID class is not required to participate in the dives).

Limited space is available for lodging at the Yellow house in Hoodsport, Wa. Contact Mark Fisher at Hydrosports Dive and Travel to reserve your space. mark@hydrosports.com  Or contact Carol Cline at cccline@hotmail.com for further information and with any questions. Camping and hotels are also available in the area.

Please RSVP or send us an email if you plan to attend either event.

Hydrosports Dive and Travel 503-304-5383

Carol/Gregg Cline 503-391-5969 or cell 503-851-3538

This event is linked with the Fish Identification Class to be held Wednesday evening June 26th  from 6 pm to 9pm at Hydrosports Dive and Travel

 

2013
Jul 13

New England Aquarium's GAFC

Event Type: Dives
Region: Northeast

This will be the 12th year for the event, and we consistantly have the largest single-day fish count in the country!  Dives will be conducted all over New England in the morning, then divers will meet at Stage Fort Park for a BBQ, raffle prizes and to tally the survey numbers.

There will be a New England fish ID course at our general meeting on June 19th.  The meeting is open to everyone, more info at http://www.neadc.org

Register by visiting http://www.neadc.org/gafc/

Questions? Contact Steve Whitford webmaster@neadc.org

Registration Instructions:
Register by visiting http://www.neadc.org/gafc/
2013
Jul 13

REEF GAFC at Tommy's / Carrying Cove, NB

Event Type: Dives
Region: Northeast

This is a REEF GAFC: Great Annual Fish Count survey dive at Tommy's / Carrying Cove.  This dive site is an easy entry, low current site, great for new divers as well as those with more experience.

There will also be an ID class held at The Dive Shack prior to this dive. Stay tuned.

To register contact Loribeth Armstrong: loribeth_armstrong@rogers.com

This event is linked to:

  • GAFC at Deer Island Campground, NB on July 20, 2013 (Mike Murphy).
  • GAFC at Beaver Harbour, NB on July 27, 2013 (Eric Paquet).

   

 

Registration Instructions:
loribeth_armstrong@rogers.com
2013
Jul 7
9:00am

GAFC Fish ID Class and Dives: Jupiter FL

Event Type: Seminars
Region: Florida / Gulf of Mexico

 

July 7th 9am

Jupiter Dive Center

Call the shop to reserve spot(s) 561-745-7807

Free Fish ID class/REEF presentation in the morning

2 Tank afternoon dive to do surveys

Author/Photographer/Marine Life expert Paul Humann will be here for a book signing and to dive in the afternoon!

2013
Jul 2
7:00pm

CAL GAFC: Basic Fish ID Seminar

Event Type: Seminars
Region: Pacific Coast (PAC)

 

Basic Fish ID Seminar,Tuesday, July 2nd, 7:00pm offered by the Dive Club of Silicon Valley meeting at Aquatic Discovery in Santa Clara, presented by PADI IDC Staff Instructor Mike Davis.   To Signup Contact: Kari <kari@kamtime.com>.

2013
Jun 26
7:00pm

CAL GAFC: Basic Fish ID Seminar

Event Type: Seminars
Region: Pacific Coast (PAC)

 

Basic Fish ID Seminar,Wednesday, June 26th 7:00pm offered by the Dive Club of Silicon Valley meeting at Aquatic Discovery in Santa Clara, presented by PADI IDC Staff Instructor Mike Davis. To Signup Contact: Kari <kari@kamtime.com>.

2013
Jun 26
6:00pm

PNW GAFC: Fish ID Class Keizer Oregon

Event Type: Seminars
Region: Pacific Coast (PAC)

 

Come  join us and participate in the 2013 Great Annual Fish Count. Hydrosports  Dive and Travel, a REEF Field Station will host two activities as part of the annual event held during the month of July. The Great Annual Fish Count Activities are held each year to introduce divers and snorkelers to fish watching and to increase awareness of our marine resources. 

Fish Identification Class to be held Wednesday evening June 26th  from 6 pm to 9pm at Hydrosports Dive and Travel ; located at 3846 River Road North Keizer,Oregon. The Fish Id class is free of charge and will introduce the basics of fish identification and the 40 most common fish encountered in the Pacific North West. ID Class will be taught by Carol and Gregg Cline,  Expert Fish Surveyors who are both part of the REEF Advanced Assessment Team for the PNW.

Please RSVP or send us an email if you plan to attend either event.

Hydrosports Dive and Travel 503-304-5383

Carol/ Gregg Cline 503-391-5969 or cell 503-851-3538

This event is linked with the July 13th and 14th Hood Canal fish ID dives.

 

2013
Jun 20

Great Annual Fish Count (GAFC) at CoCoView Resort, Roatan, Honduras

Event Type: Seminars
Region: Caribbean / Bahamas

 

This is a month long GAFC event presented at CocoView Resort, Roatan, Honduras for the 7th year in a row. The program will begin on Sunday and conclude Friday evening for four consecutive weeks starting June 20th and continuing daily through July 19th. CoCoView guests will enjoy several free multimedia Fish ID seminars for novices to advanced fish watchers during their stay, including one seminar on the unusual fish found in Roatan waters.

 

This event will allow guests at CoCo View to get involved by attending the free Fish ID seminars, participate in completing post dive fish surveys, and participate in the additional activities such as locating the "Wanted" fish du jour, identification of fish within a family, a tally of sighted species for each of the four weeks and more educational fun and prizes.

Registration Instructions:
Contact: Patti and Scott Chandler email: patti@fishid.us and scott@fishid.us
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