Deployment: LSI_Reef_Surveys_09-12

Deployment: 
LSI_Reef_Surveys_09-12
Lead Principal Investigator: 
Dr Mark Hixon (Oregon State University, OSU)
Platform Type:
 laboratory
Start Date: 
2009-05-30
End Date: 
2012-08-18
Location: 
Lee Stocking Island, Bahamas
Description

Locations of coral reef survey dives and sightings, or collections of the invasive red lionfish, Pterois volitans, near Lee Stocking Island, Bahamas for the projects "Ecological Release and Resistance at Sea: Invasion of Atlantic Coral Reefs by Pacific Lionfish" and "Mechanisms and Consequences of Fish Biodiversity Loss on Atlantic Coral Reefs Caused by Invasive Pacific Lionfish" (NSF OCE-0851162 & OCE-1233027).

All dives were made from various small vessels (17' to 24' l.o.a., 40 to 275 HP outboard motors, 1 to 7 GRT).  Vessel names include, Sampson, Orca, Potcake, Lusca, Lucaya, Zardoz, Parker, and Nuwanda.