Reef Check California 2006-2011
Status of Rocky Reef Ecosystems in California 2006 - 2011

The Reef Check California 2006 - 2011 report summarizes the data collected by Reef Check California Certified citizen scientists at 80 sites ranging from Humboldt to San Diego. The Executive Summary and report are available below for download.

Executive Summary (8 pages)  Download Executive Summary Download File Size: 4.97 MB

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Table of Contents
Tables and Figures
Executive Summary
Introduction
Reef Check California's Approach
Volunteer Trainings and Survey Sites Training, Volunteers and Internships
Monitoring Sites

Survey Results and Case Studies California Kelp Forests
Statewide Abalone Abundance
Mystery Abalone and Invertebrate Die-off Along the Sonoma Coast
Rocky Reefs Since the 1970s
Regional Population Trends
Unusual Observations

Reef Check's Role in the MPA Baseline Monitoring

Partners
Outreach and Media
Training and Data Collection Procedures Survey Methods
Site Selection and Sampling Frequency
Selection of Target Species
Diver Training
Data Management and Nearshore Ecosystem Database

Conclusions
Funders
Acknowledgements
Literature cited
Appendix 1
Appendix 2


Reef Check California 2006-2007
Citizen Monitoring to Improve Marine Conservation

The Reef Check California 2006 - 2007 report summarizes the data collected by Reef Check California Certified citizen scientists at 48 sites ranging from Ft. Bragg to San Diego. The Executive Summary and report are available below for download.

Executive Summary (4 pages)  Download Executive Summary Download File Size: 2.0 MB

Full Report (36 pages)  Download PDF Version Download File Size: 20.0 MB