For the first time Dive Clean Campaing (collection of fishing gear abandoned, lost or discarded – ALDFG) was realized in Tupinambás Ecological Estation (ESEC Tupinambás), at Alcatrazes Island, on Wednesday May 25.
All campaing followed the solar cycle, hás started before sunrise, at 6:15 am and ended at sunset at 17:30! The sea conditions, wind and waves were perfect!
The team of Lost Fishing Gear at Sea Project (Blue Line System) departed with vesse,l while partners and divers (Nutecmar, Assosiation of ive Operators (AOM), environmental monitors Laje the Santos State Marine Park (PEMLS), Divers University, Diving Magazine and Dive Brazil Magazine) came from city São Vicente (São Paulo).
... There we found with boat Marine Universe, with staff at ESEC Tupinambás, which had gone from São Sebastião, and also with 13th Combat Team Fire!
Ás 9h30 a primeira equipe de mergulho caiu na água para o recolhimento de PP-APD! A partir daí foram realizados 25 mergulhos, totalizando cerca de 7horas de mergulho.
The first diving team fell in the water for collected of ALDFG at 9:30 am!! From there were performed 25 dives, totaling about 7 hours diving.
Foram retiradas aproximadamente 200kg de PP-APD, dentre eles: diversos tipos de cabos de poliamida, polipropileno, polietileno, cabos de aço; rede de espinhel e rede de emalhe.
Were removed almost 200kg of ALDFG, including: different types of cables, polyamida, polypropylene, polyethylene, steel cables, longline and gillnet.
Mosto for the fishing gear had high degree of fouling, which may be indicative of time underwater.
Os mergulhos foram realizados em 3 setores da Ilha de Alcatrazes: Caranha, .... e toda a ilhota do Farol.
Dives were conducted in three sectors of the Alcatrazes Island: Caranha, ... and the entire island of Lighthouse.
Em paralelo as operações de mergulho, foi utilizado o sonar de varredura lateral o sidescan (equipamento que identifica anomalias no fundo) em parceria com a Nutecmar, ao redor da Ilha de Alcatrazes e em 2 transectos.
In parallel diving operations, was passed the sidescan (equipament that identifies anomalies in the substrate) in partnership with Nutecmar, around Alcatrazes Island and two transects.
Instituto Laje Viva: Eric Joelico;