Tropical Western AtlanticCalifornia, Pacific Northwest and AlaskaHawaiiTropical Eastern PacificSouth PacificNortheast US and Eastern CanadaSouth Atlantic StatesCentral Indo-PacificEastern Atlantic and MediterraneanIndian Ocean and Red Sea
Total Number of Surveys
167765406971912768622532464713335655781114
Total Number of Species
88446640249010502363462188123983
10 Most Frequent Species
Blue Tang (87.54)Plumose Anemone (63.66)Saddle Wrasse (94.79)Mexican Hogfish (79.13)Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse (77.91)American Lobster (70.13)Black Sea Bass (81.95)Moorish Idol (83.6)Atlantic Chromis (97.44)Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse (87.6)
Bluehead (87.45)California Sea Cucumber (63.3)Manybar Goatfish (89.62)King Angelfish (78.16)Brushtail Tang (76.61)Cunner (66.77)Slippery Dick (81.11)Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse (82.3)Bluefin Damselfish (97.44)Crescent Wrasse (78.76)
Stoplight Parrotfish (83.2)Sunflower Star (56.02)Moorish Idol (86.45)Barberfish (71.69)Regal Angelfish (74.37)Atlantic Rock Crab (48.53)Purple Sea Urchin (79.21)Orange-lined Triggerfish (76.67)Guinean Pufferfish (96.15)Three-spot Dascyllus (70.56)
Bicolor Damselfish (82.1)Copper Rockfish (50.31)Brown Surgeonfish/Lavender Surgeonfish (86.32)Cortez Rainbow Wrasse (60.6)Manybar Goatfish (73.59)Sea Lettuce (46.84)Belted Sandfish (76.57)Three-spot Dascyllus (75.85)White Seabream (96.15)Redtooth Triggerfish (69.01)
French Grunt (77.86)Painted Greenling (49.47)Orangespine Unicornfish (86.18)Scissortail Chromis (60.15)Moorish Idol (73.11)Winter Flounder (46.15)Tomtate (76.04)Blacklip Butterflyfish (73.04)Madeira Rockfish (96.15)Longbarbel Goatfish (60.16)
Foureye Butterflyfish (75.52)Blackeye Goby (49.23)Bird Wrasse (85.14)Panamic Sergeant Major (59.94)Orange-lined Triggerfish (72.45)Blood Star (42.85)Spottail Pinfish (68.2)Crescent Wrasse (70.37)Two-banded Seabream (94.87)Moorish Idol (57.43)
Ocean Surgeonfish (72.15)Leather Star (47.01)Raccoon Butterflyfish (84.67)Pacific Creolefish (54.28)Bullethead Parrotfish (Pacific) (71.64)Jonah Crab (40.95)Cubbyu (66.21)Brushtail Tang (67.87)Blacktail Comber (94.87)Bluestriped Fangblenny (54.51)
Sergeant Major (72.14)Lingcod (45.86)Hawaiian Whitespotted Toby (84.07)Balloonfish (52.91)Two-spined Angelfish (69.72)Invasive Didemnum Tunicate (34.08)Bank Sea Bass (62.9)Reticulated Dascyllus (64.72)Mediterranean Rainbow Wrasse (92.31)Blue-yellow Damsel (52.51)
Yellowhead Wrasse (71.94)Coonstripe Shrimp (45.83)Ornate Butterflyfish (79.71)Panama Graysby (51.14)Checkerboard Wrasse (68.13)Orange Sheath Tunicate (33.8)Great Barracuda (61.52)Manybar Goatfish (64.57)Redlip Blenny (Eastern Atlantic) (91.03)Bullethead (Indian) Parrotfish (51.87)
Blue Chromis (71.45)Striped Seaperch (43.54)Orangeband Surgeonfish (79.22)Chameleon Wrasse (49.56)Three-spot Dascyllus (67.4)Frilled Anemone (27.63)Ivory Coral spp. (61.39)Regal Angelfish (63.6)Red Sea Star (88.46)Indo-Pacific Sergeant (50.59)
Top 10 Sites for Species Richness
Blue Heron Bridge (WPB) Phil Foster Park, Jupiter Inlet to Key Biscayne (429)La Jolla Shores, S Dana Point - N La Jolla (211)Kahekili Beach/Old Airport Beach, Leeward Shore Maui (Honolua Bay - Cape Hanamanoia) (263)Arch / Darwin's Arch, Darwin (147)Nigali Passage (Gau Island), Other Fiji Islands (466)Folly Cove - Left Wall (Cape Ann), Massachusetts (115)Caribsea (Beaufort Inlet), North Carolina (149)Watu Waratun / Wara Wuntun Village / Wrassedemonium / Lava Flow / Black Sand Wall, Pantar; Lembata/Kawula; Adonara; Solor; Komba Islands (601)Ilhéu Negro, Faial (81)Maamigili Beyru, Ari Atoll (311)
Bari Reef, Bonaire (418)Breakwater, S Davenport - Point Lobos Reserve (189)Outside Honokohau Harbor South / Naia / Ripoff Reef, North Kona Coast (Keahole Pt. - Cook Pt./N. side of Kealakekua Bay) (250)Swanne / Suwannee Reef / Swanee River, Espiritu Santo, La Partida, Los Islotes (142)Grand Central Station (North Save-a-tack), Namena Marine Reserve and Namenalala Island (463)Fort Wetherill (general area), Rhode Island (113)AR-386 Hyde Dredge Wreck, North Carolina (144)Mucky Mosaic / Mucky Mosque, Alor (incl. Buaya - Kepa - Ternate - Pura Islands) (524)Entre-Montes, Faial (79)Mirihi Giri (South Ari), Ari Atoll (310)
Something Special, Bonaire (391)La Jolla Canyon, S Dana Point - N La Jolla (173)Ulua Beach, Leeward Shore Maui (Honolua Bay - Cape Hanamanoia) (243)Club de Yates, s Pta El Carrizal - Pta Tejupan (139)Tetons I and II (South Save-a-tack), Namena Marine Reserve and Namenalala Island (457)Old Garden Beach (Rockport), Massachusetts (104)Station 20 (Gray's Reef NMS Monitoring Site ), Gray's Reef NMS (136)Wickham (Vangunu) Island East and West Point, New Georgia Group Islands (494)Radares, Faial (75)Dhigu Rah Arches, Ari Atoll (310)
Tori's Reef, Bonaire (366)Refugio State Beach, S Point Conception - N Point Heuneme (163)Kaiwi Pt. / Arch Cave / Wash Rock / Sand Channel / Devils Doorway / Fish Rock, North Kona Coast (Keahole Pt. - Cook Pt./N. side of Kealakekua Bay) (243)El Lavadero (Las Animas), Isla Salsipuedes, Isla las Animas, Isla San Lorenzo (135)Lion's Den (Wakaya Island), Bligh Water (456)Sandy Beach Cove (boat ramp) - Fort Wetherill, Rhode Island (102)Indra Wreck, North Carolina (126)Maravaghi Bay (Mangalonga Island), Florida Islands and Savo Island (482)Santa 2, East of Cabo de Sao Vicente to s. border of Spain (70)Bathalaa Faru Jetty, Ari Atoll (297)
Front Porch Bonaire (Sunset Beach), Bonaire (363)Marine Room, S Dana Point - N La Jolla (154)Garden Eel Cove / Manta Ray Bay (dive off airport), South Kohala Coast (Kawaihae Harbor - Keahole Pt.) (240)Shark Bay, Wolfe (133)Vatu Vai (Wakaya Island), Bligh Water (453)Lane's Cove (Rockport, Glouster), Massachusetts (96)Charleston 60 Reef, South Carolina (108)Christmas (aka Tim's) Rock, Triton Bay (474)Boca das Caldeirinhas, Faial (69)Dhonfanu Faru, Baa Atoll (South Maalhosmadulu) (294)
Commercial Pier Reefs/Datura Ave. 1st and 2nd Reef, Jupiter Inlet to Key Biscayne (350)La Jolla Cove- general area, S Dana Point - N La Jolla (153)Turtle Pinnacle/Turtle Towers/North of Honokohau Harbor Entrance/Terrapin Station/Turtle Pai, North Kona Coast (Keahole Pt. - Cook Pt./N. side of Kealakekua Bay) (237)Los Islotes Arch, Espiritu Santo, La Partida, Los Islotes (130)Kansas (North Save-a-tack), Namena Marine Reserve and Namenalala Island (438)Cathedral Rocks (Rockport), Massachusetts (94)AR305 Aeolus Wreck, North Carolina (103)Pak Yan's Village / Village of Happy Kids / Kampung Anak Senang / Tanjung Yan Village, Alor (incl. Buaya - Kepa - Ternate - Pura Islands) (465)Gomes, East of Cabo de Sao Vicente to s. border of Spain (68)Mathaa Giri, Vaavu Atoll (Felidhu Atoll) (293)
Yellow / Green Submarine, Bonaire (342)Seacrest Park Cove 2 (Alki), West Seattle Area (150)Old Airport (North/South) MLCD/Shark Fin Rock/Big Arch, North Kona Coast (Keahole Pt. - Cook Pt./N. side of Kealakekua Bay) (237)La Reina, Isla Cerralvo (129)Two Thumbs Up (South Save-a-tack), Namena Marine Reserve and Namenalala Island (434)Back Beach (Rockport), Massachusetts (91)Frying Pan Light Tower, North Carolina (97)Sahara Reef, Negros Island (454)Gruta dos Camarões / Baia da Garca, Faial (60)Vilivaru Giri / Virivalu Giri, South Male' Atoll (Kaafu Atoll) (290)
The Invisibles, Bonaire (322)Redondo M.S.C. Pier (MaST), Burien - Tacoma Area (148)Pyramid Pinnacles / Pyramid Drop-Off / Pinnacles, North Kona Coast (Keahole Pt. - Cook Pt./N. side of Kealakekua Bay) (236)The Boiler, San Benedicto Island (127)Coral Corner / Pure Magic / Instant Replay (Vatu-i-ra), Bligh Water (433)Nubble Light, York, Maine (84)Papoose (bow section), North Carolina (91)Hole in One, Triton Bay (453)Baia Radares, Faial (59)Rasdhoo Madivaru, Rasdhu / Rasdhoo Atoll (288)
Prince Albert Wreck, Roatan (315)Sund Rock North Wall Marine Preserve, (142)Lone Tree Arch / Freeze Face Cave, North Kona Coast (Keahole Pt. - Cook Pt./N. side of Kealakekua Bay) (236)Norte de Faro / North Lighthouse, Isla San Pedro Nolasco (126)Mushrooms I and II (South Save-a-tack), Namena Marine Reserve and Namenalala Island (423)Lanesville Shore, Massachusetts (80)R.R. Stone Tug wreck, North Carolina (88)Nudi Retreat (1, 2, 3), Lembeh Strait (445)Ilhéus da Madalena, Pico (57)Dhigali Giri, Baa Atoll (South Maalhosmadulu) (287)
Boy Scout (South of Yellow Sub), Bonaire (313)Casino Point, Southern Channel Islands (141)Golden Arches (North/South), North Kona Coast (Keahole Pt. - Cook Pt./N. side of Kealakekua Bay) (236)El Canyon / San Benedicto, San Benedicto Island (125)Mt. Mutiny / Hi-8, Bligh Water (419)Stonington Point, Connecticut (79)Gardens Reef, South Carolina (87)Kurkap Seamount, Kai Islands; Watubela and Gorong Archipelagos (444)Alto 3, East of Cabo de Sao Vicente to s. border of Spain (55)Beriyan Thila, Raa Atoll (North Maalhosmadulu) (286)
Top 25 Most Active Surveyors
Peter Leahy (3,161)Don Gordon (1,265)Patricia Richardson (1,485)Richard Baker (477)Janet Eyre (240)Joseph Mangiafico (410)Dave Grenda (164)Janet Eyre (1,084)Franklin Neal (13)Chuck Curry (88)
Dave Grenda (3,158)Rhoda Green (1,051)MJ Farr (1,452)Annette Felix (274)Kreg Martin (166)Jason D. Feick (400)Stephen Campbell (69)Kreg Martin (366)Cassandra Neal (13)Laurel Fulton (66)
Franklin Neal (2,180)Janna Nichols (953)Judith Cucco (980)Pam Wade (268)Dave Grenda (123)Michael Murphy (202)Frank Krasovec (65)Chuck Curry (340)Janet Eyre (10)Kara Curry (57)
Linda Baker (2,131)Georgia Arrow (942)Don Judy (878)Robert Reavis (176)Christy Semmens (115)John Feehan (159)Lee Moore (59)Pam Wade (271)Janet Camp (10)Christy Semmens (51)
Lillian Kenney (1,671)Thomas Nicodemus (825)Janet Eyre (620)Karen Vactor (172)Sue Manning (102)Eric Heupel (142)Stephen J Vinitsky (46)Janet Camp (262)Laurel Fulton (10)Robert Bentley (50)
Douglas Harder (1,551)Todd Cliff (782)Kathleen Malasky (602)Brice Semmens (149)Lillian Kenney (100)Andrew Urh (106)Raymond Rhodes (46)Lillian Kenney (240)Anna DeLoach (9)Marilyn Bentley (50)
Dee Scarr (1,514)Randall Tyle (743)Rick Long (528)Jonathan Lavan (137)Chuck Curry (99)Suzanne Rose (103)Sarah Goldman (40)Kara Curry (210)Brice Semmens (7)Peter Leahy (45)
Michael Phelan (1,442)Doug Miller (629)Dennis Bensen (451)Beth Bruton (124)Kara Curry (95)Scott Holland (95)Arnold Postell (37)Alice Ribbens (164)Christy Semmens (6)Tracey Griffin (34)
Linda Schillinger (1,372)Claude Nichols (589)Fred Litt (392)Christy Semmens (101)Laurel Fulton (75)Clive R. Wood (91)Sallie Behrend (37)Sue Manning (136)Sue Manning (33)
Kim White (1,327)Valerie Lyttle (580)Ronald Wolfe (382)Daniel Richards (91)Sarah Brooks (67)Amy Newfield (79)James Brooke (35)William Ribbens (135)Pam Wade (30)
Laddie Akins (1,315)Ed Gullekson (566)Robert Brennan (296)Dave Grenda (89)Neil Ericsson (42)Amy Maurer (70)Erin Burge (34)Christy Semmens (114)Neil Ericsson (28)
Tracey Griffin (1,276)John Wolfe (498)Michael Fausnaugh (290)Walter Briney (85)Franklin Neal (39)Tom Bergendahl (70)Scott Fowler (31)Barbara Anderson (114)Kreg Martin (28)
Sheryl Shea (1,228)Cindy Molitor (491)Karen Ella Levy (277)Sandra Percell (83)MJ Farr (38)Eileen Byrne (70)Ralph Rogers (29)Kathryn Doane (105)Shirley Westcott (28)
Linda Ridley-Wise (1,177)Kawika Chetron (487)Florence Bahr (276)Carol Cox (75)Sheryl Shea (37)Ted Maney (62)Carol Grant (25)Laurel Fulton (92)Freja Ingelstam (28)
Judie Clee (1,142)Doug Biffard (482)Liz Foote (238)Martin Levy (73)Kenny Tidwell (36)Jim Drew (60)Laddie Akins (25)Fred Hartner (90)Barbara Anderson (27)
Patricia Chandler (1,114)Carl Gwinn (443)Nanette Harter (204)Barbara Anderson (70)Bruce Cosby (35)Daniel Hedrick (47)Mark Hooper (23)Byron Bishop (89)Alice Ribbens (26)
Kathie Comerford (1,070)Mike Delaney (438)Marc Adler (172)Jeff Holmes (60)Peter Fox (35)Stella Martin (44)Roger Skillman (23)Amy Lee (83)Martin Levy (26)
Bruce Purdy (1,036)Callie Mack (427)Douglas Harder (171)Kreg Martin (59)Teri Cosby (35)Alex Brett (41)Jeff Haines (17)Franklin Neal (82)Janet Eyre (26)
Rob McCall (1,029)David Todd (411)Jeanne Dunning (166)Paul Humann (57)Cassandra Neal (34)Richard Curtin (36)Michael Paller (16)Cathleen Burns (82)David Thompson (26)
David Kerridge (965)Phil Green (404)Kent Harder (154)Itziar Aretxaga Mendez (56)Tracey Griffin (33)Peter Marck (32)Janelle Fleming (15)Shirley Westcott (78)Fred Hartner (25)
Joyce Schulke (938)Karin Fletcher (404)Bob Ragains (149)Chris Ostrom (55)Pam Wade (31)Michelle Urh (31)Brenda Hitt (14)Cassandra Neal (71)Brice Semmens (25)
Leslie Whaylen (799)Jackie Myers (383)Michael Rineer (147)Marta Zahalak (54)Alice Ribbens (31)Michael Patterson (31)Charlotte Johnson (14)Hideko Kawabata (68)Janet Camp (25)
Kenny Tidwell (786)Stanley Kurowski (382)Dave Grenda (146)Janet Eyre (48)Jill Ericsson (30)Michael MacDonald (30)Markus Pallos (14)Carol Cox (66)Dennis Bensen (25)
Phyllis Blackburn (747)Vince Furnari (346)Robin Newbold (138)Brenda Hitt (44)Jet Long (30)Anna Krowczynska (28)Alex Score (14)Connie Bogan (66)Byron Bishop (24)
Jessica Armacost (713)Keith Rootsaert (327)Sara Cowles (137)Kenny Tidwell (43)William Ribbens (30)Asli Ertekin (26)Lillian Kenney (14)Tracey Griffin (65)Kathryn Doane (24)

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