REEF Database Stats

Tropical Western AtlanticCalifornia, Pacific Northwest and AlaskaHawaiiTropical Eastern PacificSouth PacificNortheast US and Eastern CanadaSouth Atlantic StatesCentral Indo-Pacific
Total Number of Surveys
154936371451731559421934432911973172
Total Number of Species
8474623944779682303411895
10 Most Frequent Species
Bluehead (84.8)Copper Rockfish (54.9)Saddle Wrasse (91.8)King Angelfish (84.3)Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse (77.5)Cunner (66.6)Slippery Dick (79.8)Moorish Idol (79.9)
Blue Tang (84.6)Lingcod (51.7)Raccoon Butterflyfish (85.7)Mexican Hogfish (81.6)Regal Angelfish (76.4)Winter Flounder (46.1)Black Sea Bass (78.9)Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse (76.3)
Stoplight Parrotfish (80.9)Plumose Anemone (51)Manybar Goatfish (85.7)Barberfish (74)Brushtail Tang (73.6)Rock Gunnel (26.1)Belted Sandfish (77.5)Orange-lined Triggerfish (72.2)
Bicolor Damselfish (79.9)Painted Greenling (50.7)Hawaiian Whitespotted Toby (85.2)Panamic Sergeant Major (65.9)Manybar Goatfish (72.9)Pollock (25.8)Tomtate (73.6)Blacklip Butterflyfish (71.5)
French Grunt (74.9)California Sea Cucumber (49.3)Moorish Idol (83.4)Flag Cabrilla (65)Moorish Idol (71.4)Grubby Sculpin (24)Spottail Pinfish (65.7)Three-spot Dascyllus (69.7)
Foureye Butterflyfish (72.7)Blackeye Goby (48.6)Brown Surgeonfish/Lavender Surgeonfish (82.2)Cortez Rainbow Wrasse (64.8)Lemonpeel Angelfish (70.6)Striped Bass (21.1)Cubbyu (65.2)Brushtail Tang (66.2)
Sergeant Major (70.2)Sunflower Star (47.3)Ornate Butterflyfish (82.1)Scissortail Chromis (63.7)Two-spined Angelfish (70.4)American Lobster (18.2)Bank Sea Bass (63.6)Manybar Goatfish (65.4)
Ocean Surgeonfish (69.6)Kelp Greenling (45.1)Bird Wrasse (81.7)Pacific Creolefish (62.1)Bullethead Parrotfish (Pacific) (70.4)Sea Raven (17.9)Great Barracuda (59.6)Reticulated Dascyllus (65.1)
Yellowhead Wrasse (69.2)Striped Seaperch (44.2)Orangespine Unicornfish (80.9)Spinster Wrasse (54.4)Orange-lined Triggerfish (69.5)Black Sea Bass (16.2)Seaweed Blenny (54)Regal Angelfish (63.1)
Redband Parrotfish (69.1)Pile Perch (39.2)Hawaiian (Pacific) Gregory (77)Cortez Damselfish adult (54.4)Golden Damsel (67.7)Summer Flounder (16)Atlantic Spadefish (50)Crescent Wrasse (61.3)
Top 10 Sites for Species Richness
Bari Reef, Bonaire (411)La Jolla Shores, S Dana Point - N La Jolla (208)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 (445)Folly Cove - Left Wall (Cape Ann), Massachusetts (112)Caribsea (Beaufort Inlet), North Carolina (140)Watu Waratun / Wara Wuntun Village / Wrassedemonium / Lava Flow / Black Sand Wall, Pantar; Lembata/Kawula; Adonara; Solor; Komba Islands (585)
Blue Heron Bridge (WPB)Phil Foster Park, Jupiter Inlet to Key Biscayne (409)Breakwater, S Davenport - Point Lobos Reserve (184)Outside Honokohau Harbor South / Naia / Ripoff Reef, North Kona Coast (Keahole Pt. - Cook Pt./N. side of Kealakekua Bay) (248)Swanne / Suwannee Reef / Swanee River, Espiritu Santo, La Partida, Los Islotes (141)Tetons I and II (South Save-a-tack), Namena Marine Reserve and Namenalala Island (444)Old Garden Beach (Rockport), Massachusetts (98)Station 20 (Gray's Reef NMS Monitoring Site ), Gray's Reef NMS (136)Mucky Mosaic / Mucky Mosque, Alor (incl. Buaya - Kepa - Ternate - Pura Islands) (471)
Something Special, Bonaire (379)La Jolla Canyon, S Dana Point - N La Jolla (173)Kaiwi Pt./Arch Cave/Wash Rock/Sand Channel/Kamanu/Devils Doorway, North Kona Coast (Keahole Pt. - Cook Pt./N. side of Kealakekua Bay) (241)Club de Yates, s Pta El Carrizal - Pta Tejupan (139)Grand Central Station (North Save-a-tack), Namena Marine Reserve and Namenalala Island (441)Fort Wetherill (general area), Rhode Island (95)AR-386 Hyde Dredge Wreck, North Carolina (127)Pak Yan's Village / Village of Happy Kids / Kampung Anak Senang / Tanjung Yan Village, Alor (incl. Buaya - Kepa - Ternate - Pura Islands) (447)
Tori's Reef, Bonaire (356)Refugio State Beach, S Point Conception - N Point Heuneme (159)Ulua Beach, Leeward Shore Maui (Honolua Bay - Cape Hanamanoia) (241)Shark Bay, Wolfe (133)Vatu Vai (Wakaya Island), Bligh Water (428)Sandy Beach Cove - Fort Wetherill, Rhode Island (95)Indra Wreck, North Carolina (124)Wickham (Vangunu) Island East and West Point, New Georgia Group Islands (437)
Front Porch Bonaire (Sunset Beach), Bonaire (351)Marine Room, S Dana Point - N La Jolla (148)Honolua Bay MLCD, Leeward Shore Maui (Honolua Bay - Cape Hanamanoia) (235)La Reina, Isla Cerralvo (129)Mushrooms I and II (South Save-a-tack), Namena Marine Reserve and Namenalala Island (423)Lane's Cove (Rockport, Glouster), Massachusetts (94)Charleston 60 Reef, South Carolina (108)Wainilu, Rinca and Komodo (and adj. islands) (430)
Commercial Pier Reefs/Datura Ave. 1st and 2nd Reef, Jupiter Inlet to Key Biscayne (347)Redondo M.S.C. Pier (MaST), Burien - Tacoma Area (147)Old Airport (North/South) MLCD/Shark Fin Rock/Big Arch, North Kona Coast (Keahole Pt. - Cook Pt./N. side of Kealakekua Bay) (234)Los Islotes Arch, Espiritu Santo, La Partida, Los Islotes (127)Lion's Den (Wakaya Island), Bligh Water (418)Cathedral Rocks (Rockport), Massachusetts (93)Frying Pan Light Tower, North Carolina (97)Hole in One, Triton Bay (427)
Green/Yellow Submarine, Bonaire (334)La Jolla Cove- general area, S Dana Point - N La Jolla (147)Golden Arches (North/South), North Kona Coast (Keahole Pt. - Cook Pt./N. side of Kealakekua Bay) (233)El Lavadero (Las Animas), Isla Salsipuedes, Isla las Animas, Isla San Lorenzo (127)Kansas (North Save-a-tack), Namena Marine Reserve and Namenalala Island (416)Back Beach (Rockport), Massachusetts (89)AR305 Aeolus Wreck, North Carolina (91)Christmas (aka Tim's) Rock, Triton Bay (426)
The Invisibles, Bonaire (314)Seacrest Park Cove 2 (Alki), West Seattle Area (145)Pyramid Pinnacles / Pyramid Drop-Off / Pinnacles, North Kona Coast (Keahole Pt. - Cook Pt./N. side of Kealakekua Bay) (233)The Boiler, San Benedicto Island (123)Two Thumbs Up (South Save-a-tack), Namena Marine Reserve and Namenalala Island (406)Nubble Light, York, Maine (80)Papoose (bow section), North Carolina (90)Bacatan Ledges, Pantar; Lembata/Kawula; Adonara; Solor; Komba Islands (423)
Prince Albert Wreck, Roatan (309)Sund Rock North Wall Marine Preserve, Quatsap Pt. and Misery Pt. - Potlatch State Park (141)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) (231)Salvatierra Wreck, Espiritu Santo, La Partida, Los Islotes (122)Coral Corner / Pure Magic (Vatu-i-ra), Bligh Water (402)Stonington Point, Connecticut (79)Gardens Reef, South Carolina (87)Tanjung (Sudut) Dayang, Batanta and Salawati (422)
Red Slave, Bonaire (304)Casino Point, Southern Channel Islands (140)Turtle Heaven, North Kona Coast (Keahole Pt. - Cook Pt./N. side of Kealakekua Bay) (231)El Bajo del Christo Los Arcos (Puerto Vallarta), s Pta El Carrizal - Pta Tejupan (122)Vatu-i-ra Island, Bligh Water (396)Lanesville Shore, Massachusetts (78)Schurz Wreck, North Carolina (82)German Channel , Palau (412)
Top 25 Most Active Surveyors
Dave Grenda (2935)Don Gordon (924)Patricia Richardson (1336)Richard Baker (477)Janet Eyre (240)Joseph Mangiafico (410)Dave Grenda (164)Janet Eyre (683)
Peter Leahy (2842)Georgia Arrow (923)MJ Farr (1209)Pam Wade (205)Kreg Martin (126)Jason D. Feick (310)Lee Moore (53)Janet Camp (162)
Franklin Neal (2135)Rhoda Green (920)Don Judy (878)Karen Vactor (172)Dave Grenda (123)Michael Murphy (202)Raymond Rhodes (46)Pam Wade (143)
Linda Baker (2131)Janna Nichols (919)Judith Cucco (847)Robert Reavis (145)Sue Manning (100)John Feehan (159)Stephen J Vinitsky (46)Kreg Martin (133)
Lillian Kenney (1550)Thomas Nicodemus (761)Janet Eyre (620)Brice Semmens (145)Lillian Kenney (100)Eric Heupel (142)Frank Krasovec (44)Lillian Kenney (132)
Dee Scarr (1514)Randall Tyle (712)Kathleen Malasky (602)Annette Felix (142)Christy Semmens (88)Suzanne Rose (103)Stephen Campbell (43)Chuck Curry (110)
Michael Phelan (1442)Todd Cliff (642)Rick Long (528)Beth Bruton (124)Laurel Fulton (50)Andrew Urh (102)Sarah Goldman (40)Sue Manning (91)
Linda Schillinger (1343)Valerie Lyttle (580)Fred Litt (391)Jonathan Lavan (104)Franklin Neal (39)Scott Holland (94)Sallie Behrend (37)Alice Ribbens (88)
Laddie Akins (1313)Claude Nichols (556)Dennis Bensen (295)Christy Semmens (96)MJ Farr (38)Clive R. Wood (91)James Brooke (35)Christy Semmens (88)
Douglas Harder (1281)Doug Miller (540)Michael Fausnaugh (278)Daniel Richards (91)Sheryl Shea (37)Eileen Byrne (70)Erin Burge (34)Cathleen Burns (82)
Sheryl Shea (1205)John Wolfe (494)Karen Ella Levy (277)Dave Grenda (89)Kenny Tidwell (36)Amy Maurer (70)Scott Fowler (31)Cassandra Neal (71)
Linda Ridley (1167)Kawika Chetron (487)Florence Bahr (276)Walter Briney (85)Sarah Brooks (36)Tom Bergendahl (67)Ralph Rogers (29)Barbara Anderson (68)
Judie Clee (1142)Cindy Molitor (440)Liz Foote (238)Sandra Percell (83)Peter Fox (35)Jim Drew (60)Arnold Postell (28)Tracey Griffin (65)
Kim White (1126)Doug Biffard (439)Nanette Harter (204)Martin Levy (73)Cassandra Neal (34)Ted Maney (58)Carol Grant (25)William Ribbens (63)
Patricia Chandler (1114)Mike Delaney (438)Douglas Harder (171)Jeff Holmes (60)Alice Ribbens (31)Stella Martin (44)Laddie Akins (25)Fred Hartner (61)
Tracey Griffin (1085)Carl Gwinn (414)Marc Adler (163)Kreg Martin (59)William Ribbens (30)Alex Brett (36)Mark Hooper (23)Martin Levy (61)
Bruce Purdy (1036)Phil Green (404)Jeanne Dunning (159)Paul Humann (57)Brice Semmens (30)Richard Curtin (36)Roger Skillman (21)Jet Long (59)
Rob McCall (1029)David Todd (384)Kent Harder (154)Barbara Anderson (56)Gregg Cline (29)Peter Marck (32)Jeff Haines (17)Kathryn Doane (51)
Kathie Comerford (952)Stanley Kurowski (382)Bob Ragains (149)Chris Ostrom (55)Carol Cline (28)Michael Patterson (31)Michael Paller (16)Franklin Neal (48)
Joyce Schulke (917)Jackie Myers (363)Michael Rineer (147)Janet Eyre (48)Janna Nichols (28)Michelle Urh (31)Brenda Hitt (14)Kenny Tidwell (47)
David Kerridge (891)Vince Furnari (346)Robert Brennan (146)Brenda Hitt (44)Jonathan Lavan (27)Michael MacDonald (30)Lillian Kenney (14)Byron Bishop (42)
Leslie Whaylen Clift (799)Callie Mack (328)Robin Newbold (138)Adam Cherson (41)Barbara Anderson (25)Anna Krowczynska (28)Alex Score (14)Mimi Hayakawa (38)
Phyllis Blackburn (747)Ed Gullekson (328)Dave Grenda (131)Lillian Kenney (41)Douglas Harder (25)Daniel Hedrick (27)Charlotte Johnson (14)Laura Hartner (37)
Jessica Armacost (713)Keith Rootsaert (327)Neil Rhoads (123)Itziar Aretxaga Mendez (39)Chuck Curry (25)Asli Ertekin (26)Roy Dale Swing (13)Laurel Fulton (37)
Kenny Tidwell (657)Betty Bastai (318)James Vaughn (118)Carol Cox (38)Kathryn Doane (25)Robert Abraham (24)Katie Rowe (11)David Thompson (36)

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