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Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Coral Reef Conservation ProgramMarine Incident Report Form

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Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Coral Reef Conservation Program

Marine Incident Report Form


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This question requires a valid date format of MM/DD/YYYY.
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3. What type of incident did you observe? *This question is required.
5. In what county did you observe the incident? *This question is required.
6. What are the site coordinates of the incident, if known? (decimal degrees preferred)
If you are not certain of the exact site coordinates but know the general location on a map, click here to look up your approximate coordinates.  Zoom in on the approximate location of your observed incident, note the site coordinate numbers on the black bar on the bottom of the screen, and then return to this reporting page.
8. Have you observed this incident in this area before?
9. What type of resources were impacted? (check all that apply) *This question is required.
9. Did you observe signs of coral disease at this site? (Reports of "no disease" are extremely important) *This question is required.
9. Which of the following type(s) of coral(s) showed signs of disease? (Check all that apply) *This question is required.
Space Cell Black BandTissue Loss (white)Growth AnomalyOtherNone
Brain
Branching & Pillar
Encrusting, Mound & Boulder
Fleshy
Flowering & Cup
Leaf, Plate & Sheet
9. If known, how many corals did you observe diseased? (Indicate all that apply)
9. What percentage of overall coral cover at the site was diseased? (select one)
9. What was the overall severity of bleaching over the entire site?
9. Approximately, how many animals were affected?
9. Please describe the appearance of the water *This question is required.
9. Is there a point source that might be causing the incident?
9. Was the fish dead?
9. Please note the appearance of the fish? (check all that apply) *This question is required.
9. Is there a point source that may be causing the incident?
9. What invasive species was observed? *This question is required.
9. How many individuals were observed?
9. Was the invasive species removed?
9. What was the depth range where the invasive species was observed (designate feet or meters)?
9. Please indicate the type(s) and amount of marine debris observed. *This question is required.
9. Did you remove the debris? *This question is required.
9. Please upload any photos of the incident
Note: Photos and information submitted in this form become public record and may be used by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for future brochures, reports, website publications, video-based marketing materials or other similar uses. By submitting this form below, you authorize the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to distribute, publish or use the information contained herein without compensation and free and clear of any claim whatever on your part in perpetuity.
If you've observed an oil or chemical spill, please also report this incident to the E.P.A. and U.S. Coast Guard National Response Center hotline at 1-800-424-8802. 
Please report your bird, turtle, or marine mammal incident to the FWC hotline at (888) 404-FWCC (3922).