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
167483406001908068112522464713335469781112
Total Number of Species
88446640149010492363462178123981
10 Most Frequent Species
Blue Tang (87.55)Plumose Anemone (63.67)Saddle Wrasse (94.78)Mexican Hogfish (78.98)Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse (77.86)American Lobster (70.13)Black Sea Bass (81.95)Moorish Idol (83.63)Bluefin Damselfish (97.44)Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse (87.58)
Bluehead (87.46)California Sea Cucumber (63.34)Manybar Goatfish (89.62)King Angelfish (78.43)Brushtail Tang (76.55)Cunner (66.77)Slippery Dick (81.11)Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse (82)Atlantic Chromis (97.44)Crescent Wrasse (78.9)
Stoplight Parrotfish (83.21)Sunflower Star (56.12)Moorish Idol (86.45)Barberfish (71.51)Regal Angelfish (74.3)Atlantic Rock Crab (48.53)Purple Sea Urchin (79.21)Orange-lined Triggerfish (76.64)White Seabream (96.15)Three-spot Dascyllus (70.5)
Bicolor Damselfish (82.1)Copper Rockfish (50.35)Brown Surgeonfish/Lavender Surgeonfish (86.29)Cortez Rainbow Wrasse (60.72)Manybar Goatfish (73.65)Sea Lettuce (46.84)Belted Sandfish (76.57)Three-spot Dascyllus (75.72)Madeira Rockfish (96.15)Redtooth Triggerfish (69.13)
French Grunt (77.86)Painted Greenling (49.48)Orangespine Unicornfish (86.16)Scissortail Chromis (60.61)Moorish Idol (73.2)Winter Flounder (46.15)Tomtate (76.04)Blacklip Butterflyfish (72.91)Guinean Pufferfish (96.15)Longbarbel Goatfish (60.18)
Foureye Butterflyfish (75.51)Blackeye Goby (49.24)Bird Wrasse (85.12)Panamic Sergeant Major (60.4)Orange-lined Triggerfish (72.38)Blood Star (42.85)Spottail Pinfish (68.2)Crescent Wrasse (70.34)Blacktail Comber (94.87)Moorish Idol (57.53)
Ocean Surgeonfish (72.15)Leather Star (47.03)Raccoon Butterflyfish (84.64)Pacific Creolefish (53.94)Bullethead Parrotfish (Pacific) (71.6)Jonah Crab (40.95)Cubbyu (66.21)Brushtail Tang (67.55)Two-banded Seabream (94.87)Bluestriped Fangblenny (54.61)
Sergeant Major (72.13)Lingcod (45.92)Hawaiian Whitespotted Toby (84.06)Balloonfish (53.19)Two-spined Angelfish (69.68)Invasive Didemnum Tunicate (34.08)Bank Sea Bass (62.9)Reticulated Dascyllus (64.52)Mediterranean Rainbow Wrasse (92.31)Blue-yellow Damsel (52.6)
Yellowhead Wrasse (71.95)Coonstripe Shrimp (45.82)Ornate Butterflyfish (79.68)Panama Graysby (51.1)Checkerboard Wrasse (68.13)Orange Sheath Tunicate (33.8)Great Barracuda (61.52)Manybar Goatfish (64.22)Redlip Blenny (Eastern Atlantic) (91.03)Bullethead (Indian) Parrotfish (51.87)
Blue Chromis (71.45)Striped Seaperch (43.57)Orangeband Surgeonfish (79.21)Chameleon Wrasse (49.92)Three-spot Dascyllus (67.35)Frilled Anemone (27.63)Ivory Coral spp. (61.39)Regal Angelfish (63.09)Purple Sea Urchin (88.46)Indo-Pacific Sergeant (50.68)
Top 10 Sites for Species Richness
Blue Heron Bridge (WPB) Phil Foster Park, Jupiter Inlet to Key Biscayne (428)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 (467)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)Dhigu Rah Arches, 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)Mirihi Giri (South Ari), 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)Christmas (aka Tim's) Rock, Triton Bay (475)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)La Jolla Cove- general area, S Dana Point - N La Jolla (153)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)Maravaghi Bay (Mangalonga Island), Florida Islands and Savo Island (473)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)Marine Room, S Dana Point - N La Jolla (153)Old Airport (North/South) MLCD/Shark Fin Rock/Big Arch, 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)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)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 (455)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)Golden Arches (North/South), North Kona Coast (Keahole Pt. - Cook Pt./N. side of Kealakekua Bay) (236)Norte de Faro / North Lighthouse, Isla San Pedro Nolasco (126)Coral Corner / Pure Magic / Instant Replay (Vatu-i-ra), Bligh Water (427)Nubble Light, York, Maine (84)Papoose (bow section), North Carolina (91)Hole in One, Triton Bay (454)Baia Radares, Faial (59)Rasdhoo Madivaru, Rasdhu / Rasdhoo Atoll (288)
Prince Albert Wreck, Roatan (315)Sund Rock North Wall Marine Preserve, (142)Turtle Heaven, North Kona Coast (Keahole Pt. - Cook Pt./N. side of Kealakekua Bay) (236)The Boiler, San Benedicto Island (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 (446)Ilhéus da Madalena, Pico (57)Dhigali Giri, Baa Atoll (South Maalhosmadulu) (287)
Buddy's Reef, Bonaire (312)Casino Point, Southern Channel Islands (141)Pyramid Pinnacles / Pyramid Drop-Off / Pinnacles, North Kona Coast (Keahole Pt. - Cook Pt./N. side of Kealakekua Bay) (236)Salvatierra Wreck, Espiritu Santo, La Partida, Los Islotes (123)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
Dave Grenda (3,157)Don Gordon (1,265)Patricia Richardson (1,484)Richard Baker (477)Janet Eyre (240)Joseph Mangiafico (410)Dave Grenda (164)Janet Eyre (1,084)Franklin Neal (13)Chuck Curry (88)
Peter Leahy (3,131)Rhoda Green (1,045)MJ Farr (1,434)Annette Felix (274)Kreg Martin (156)Jason D. Feick (400)Stephen Campbell (69)Chuck Curry (340)Cassandra Neal (13)Laurel Fulton (66)
Franklin Neal (2,180)Janna Nichols (953)Judith Cucco (977)Pam Wade (238)Dave Grenda (123)Michael Murphy (202)Frank Krasovec (65)Kreg Martin (321)Janet Camp (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)Laurel Fulton (10)Christy Semmens (51)
Lillian Kenney (1,671)Thomas Nicodemus (825)Janet Eyre (620)Karen Vactor (172)Sue Manning (102)Eric Heupel (142)Raymond Rhodes (46)Janet Camp (262)Janet Eyre (10)Robert Bentley (50)
Douglas Harder (1,537)Todd Cliff (782)Kathleen Malasky (602)Brice Semmens (149)Lillian Kenney (100)Andrew Urh (106)Stephen J Vinitsky (46)Lillian Kenney (210)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 (445)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)William Ribbens (135)Sue Manning (33)
Kim White (1,327)Valerie Lyttle (580)Ronald Wolfe (376)Daniel Richards (91)Sarah Brooks (67)Amy Newfield (79)James Brooke (35)Barbara Anderson (114)Pam Wade (30)
Laddie Akins (1,315)Ed Gullekson (557)Michael Fausnaugh (290)Dave Grenda (89)Neil Ericsson (42)Eileen Byrne (70)Erin Burge (34)Christy Semmens (114)Kreg Martin (28)
Tracey Griffin (1,276)John Wolfe (498)Robert Brennan (290)Walter Briney (85)Franklin Neal (39)Tom Bergendahl (70)Scott Fowler (31)Kathryn Doane (105)Shirley Westcott (28)
Sheryl Shea (1,228)Cindy Molitor (491)Karen Ella Levy (277)Sandra Percell (83)MJ Farr (38)Amy Maurer (70)Ralph Rogers (29)Sue Manning (91)Freja Ingelstam (28)
Linda Ridley-Wise (1,177)Kawika Chetron (487)Florence Bahr (276)Carol Cox (75)Sheryl Shea (37)Ted Maney (62)Laddie Akins (25)Fred Hartner (90)Neil Ericsson (28)
Judie Clee (1,142)Doug Biffard (481)Liz Foote (238)Martin Levy (73)Kenny Tidwell (36)Jim Drew (60)Carol Grant (25)Byron Bishop (89)Barbara Anderson (27)
Patricia Chandler (1,114)Carl Gwinn (443)Nanette Harter (204)Barbara Anderson (70)Teri Cosby (35)Daniel Hedrick (47)Mark Hooper (23)Amy Lee (83)David Thompson (26)
Kathie Comerford (1,070)Mike Delaney (438)Marc Adler (172)Jeff Holmes (60)Peter Fox (35)Stella Martin (44)Roger Skillman (23)Cathleen Burns (82)Alice Ribbens (26)
Bruce Purdy (1,036)Callie Mack (425)Douglas Harder (171)Kreg Martin (59)Bruce Cosby (35)Alex Brett (41)Jeff Haines (17)Franklin Neal (82)Martin Levy (26)
Rob McCall (1,029)David Todd (411)Jeanne Dunning (166)Paul Humann (57)Cassandra Neal (34)Richard Curtin (36)Michael Paller (16)Shirley Westcott (78)Janet Eyre (26)
David Kerridge (965)Karin Fletcher (404)Kent Harder (154)Itziar Aretxaga Mendez (56)Tracey Griffin (33)Peter Marck (32)Janelle Fleming (15)Cassandra Neal (71)Dennis Bensen (25)
Joyce Schulke (938)Phil Green (404)Bob Ragains (149)Chris Ostrom (55)Alice Ribbens (31)Michael Patterson (31)Markus Pallos (14)Hideko Kawabata (68)Fred Hartner (25)
Leslie Whaylen (799)Jackie Myers (383)Michael Rineer (147)Marta Zahalak (54)Pam Wade (31)Michelle Urh (31)Alex Score (14)Tracey Griffin (65)Brice Semmens (25)
Kenny Tidwell (786)Stanley Kurowski (382)Dave Grenda (146)Janet Eyre (48)Brice Semmens (30)Michael MacDonald (30)Charlotte Johnson (14)Connie Bogan (65)Janet Camp (25)
Phyllis Blackburn (747)Vince Furnari (346)Robin Newbold (138)Brenda Hitt (44)Jill Ericsson (30)Anna Krowczynska (28)Lillian Kenney (14)Laurel Fulton (62)William Ribbens (24)
Jessica Armacost (713)Keith Rootsaert (327)Sara Cowles (137)Kenny Tidwell (43)Jet Long (30)Asli Ertekin (26)Brenda Hitt (14)Martin Levy (61)Kris Karlen (24)

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