Do you organise specific dive trips to view raggies?
If YES why?
Think of the LAST Raggie you saw whilst diving.
Where did you see it?
What was the closest town?
When did you see it? (dd/mm/yy)
Time of dive?
Was it a boat or shore dive?
Distance from shore?
Number of divers?
Please briefly describe the dive site features i.e. Wreck/Caves/Pinnacles/Reef
Did you expect to find raggies on this dive?
Were you actively looking for raggies on this dive?
On the dive you saw your LAST raggie was there a thermocline?
If YES, did you see the raggie above or below the thermocline?
At what depth did you see your last raggie?
When you saw your last raggie was it
What was the water temperature at this depth?
0-10 degrees C
10-15 degrees C
15-20 degrees C
20+ degrees C
What was the visibility at this depth?
What was the current at this depth?
When you saw your last raggie, was it in:
What size do you think the LAST raggie you saw was?
What Sex do you think the LAST raggie you saw was?
When you saw your LAST raggie did you see other raggies on that dive?
If YES, how many?
If YES, what was the size range of these other raggies?
What was the average size?
If you were able to determine the sex of the other raggies what do you think the male to female sex ration was?
How were the raggies moving?
Please indicate in which months you dive at the dive spot you saw your LAST raggie and how many you see relative to other months:
Why do you dive in some months and not others?
Is this site in a sanctuary/reserve
Is this a common spot, used by many divers?
In your opinion, do divers affect the bahaviour of raggies at this dive spot?
If yes, how?
Would you like the number of divers to be regulated at this dive spot?
If you have been diving at this spot for the last 10 years do you think the number of divers has:
Remained the same
Haven't been diving that long
At this dive spot can you recognise any individual raggies by characteristic markings?
If YES, have you seen these individuals on successive dives?
If YES, have you seen these individuals over successive years?
Have you ever seen a tagged raggie at this dive site?
Is the dive site you saw your LAST raggie the best place to see raggies?
If not, where is the best place?
What is the greatest number of raggies you have seen on one dive?
Where and when did you see them?
Please list the dive sites and the number of dives you have conducted per month together with the number of raggies you have seen at each site for the last 12 months?