NOAA Diving Program Newsletter
USS Macaw at Midway Atoll - photo taken by NOAA Diver
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
The MV Spree left
on May 13, 2010 for a ten day cruise to the
for a cooperative
biennial reef fish and spiny lobster census. 29 researchers participated over two 5 day legs, with 878 dives completed to obtain 638 fish counts and 164 spiny lobster surveys. The area sampled included the
Tortugas North Ecological Reserve
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
. An additional 10 day cruise is scheduled for June 9-19 to complete the 2010 study.
Dave McClellan performing a RVC reef fish survey.
Waiting for a pick up by the MV Spree
NOAA Diving Center
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