The Great Fiji Butterflyfish Count

During the whole month of October 2009

Even after last years International Year of the Coral Reef , you have the opportunity to help celebrate and record Fiji’s amazing coral reef biodiversity, show you care about our world’s delicate coral reef systems, and have fun, by taking part in a week-long hunt for the Great Fiji Butterflyfish!

Easy to do, this is suitable for visitors and locals alike, whether you are a snorkeler, SCUBA diver or Glass-bottom boat passenger.

We hope that tourists, school children, scientists and all people with an interest in the marine environment will take to the reefs with us to search for Butterflyfish.

Saddled Butterflyfish
Saddled Butterflyfish

The Great Fiji Butterflyfish Count will be held around Fiji during October 2009.

You can do a single count during that week, or take place as many times as you like during that week, so that you cover different reefs.

All data will be gratefully accepted!

So, grab your Great Fiji Butterflyfish Count slate from participating resorts and dive operators, put on your snorkel and mask and dive into the beautiful blue waters of Fiji, to be a part of history!


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