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The Sisters Coral Reef Survey Data

2004

Site name: The Sisters fringing (Big island) Date: 21 November 2004
Shallow transect depth: 3m Deep transect depth: 6.6m

GCRMN Benthic Summary

Replicate: 5 x 20m

Collected by Blue Water Volunteers

Benthic Lifeform Categories

Codes

% cover-crest

Subtotal-crest

   

Live coral

Acropora

Branching

ACB

0.17
0.17
   

Encrusting

ACE

0.00
 

Submassive

ACS

0.00
 

Digitate

ACD

0.00
 

Tabulate

ACT

0.00
 

Non-Acr

Branching

CB

0.27
40.21
   

Encrusting

CE

5.83
 

Foliose

CF

24.30
 

Massive

CM

7.69
 

Submassive

CS

2.11
 

Mushroom

CMR

0.00
 

Millepora

CME

0.00
 

Heliopora

CHL

0.00
 

Dead coral

Dead coral

DC

0.00
27.85
   

Dead coral with algae

DCA

27.85
 

Other Fauna

Soft coral

SC

0.00
1.19
   

Sponge

SP

0.68
 

Zoanthid

ZO

0.00
 

Others

OT

0.51
 

Algae

Algal assemblage

AA

2.57
2.78
   

Coralline algae

CA

0.11
 

Halimeda

HA

0.00
 

Macroalgae

MA

0.10
 

Turf algae

TA

0.00
 

Abiotic

Sand

S

0.81
27.80
   

Rubble

R

24.63
 

Silt

SI

2.35
 

Rock

RCK

0.00
 

Total

100.00

   

Number of Reef Check Target Fish and Invertebrates over four 20m transects

Fish Shallow Deep
Butterflyfish
2
4
Haemulidae
0
0
Snapper
0
0
Barramundi cod
0
0
Grouper (>30cm)
0
0
Humphead wrasse
0
0
Bumphead parrot
0
0
Parrotfish
0
0
Moray eel
0
0

Invertebrates Shallow Deep
Banded coral shrimp 0 0
Diadema 1 0
Pencil urchin 0 0
Sea cucumber 0 0
Crown of thorns 0 0
Giant clam 0 0
Triton 0 0
Collector urchin 0 0
Lobster 0 0

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