Temporal, Geographic and/or Taxonomic information that applies to all data in this dataset:
Geographic Coverage 
Sampling Site: 
Description: 
ABUR1: Arroyo Burro Transect 1: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 305 (degree). Transect begins directly offshore of the Arroyo Burro creek mouth. Bedrock and sand substrate has little relief (00.5 m). Depth approximately 2427â. This transect often becomes inundated with sand. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.744383 
Latitude (degree): 
34.400117 
Altitude (meter): 
7.62 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
ABUR2: Arroyo Burro Transect 2: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 320 (degree). Transect consists of low bedrock ridges (00.5m) with areas of sand. The first half of the transect is in deeper sand and the second half runs along a ridge covered in shallow sand. Depth is approximately 22'. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.7448 
Latitude (degree): 
34.400433 
Altitude (meter): 
6.71 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
AHND1: Arroyo Hondo Transect 1: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 105 (degree). From 2003present this transect has been ~0.5m deep sand, with no exposed reef, but Diopatra beds with epiphytic algae are present . Depth slopes from approximately 16â at the 0 m bolt to 24â at the 40 m bolt. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
120.144383 
Latitude (degree): 
34.471867 
Altitude (meter): 
6.1 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
AHND2: Arroyo Hondo Transect 2: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 85 (degree). This transect is in a boulder field with some relief (00.75m) and patchy sand with Diopatra beds. Depth is approximately 25'. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
120.14085 
Latitude (degree): 
34.471767 
Altitude (meter): 
7.62 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
AQUE1: Arroyo Quemado Transect 1: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 90 (degree). Transect begins west of the river mouth, on the backside of one of the larger ridges (1m). Bedrock substrate with some moderate relief (01.5 m). Depth is approximately 24'. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
120.121417 
Latitude (degree): 
34.468783 
Altitude (meter): 
7.32 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
AQUE2: Arroyo Quemado Transect 2: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 90 (degree). Transect transverses slightly southeast across the prominent east/west ridges. Bedrock substrate with some moderate relief (01.5 m). Depth is approximately 24'. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
120.120783 
Latitude (degree): 
34.468733 
Altitude (meter): 
7.32 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
AQUE3: Arroyo Quemado Transect 3: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 113 (degree). Transect begins at the western edge of the hard substrate, nearly directly offshore of the river mouth (~200 m). Silt covered bedrock and small boulder substrate with little relief (00.5 m), some moderate sized areas of deep sand present along with Pterygophora and Diopatra beds. Depth is approximately 30'. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
120.119283 
Latitude (degree): 
34.467933 
Altitude (meter): 
9.14 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
AQUE4: Arroyo Quemado Transect 4: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 90 (degree). Transect begins east of the river mouth. Bedrock with several large boulder outcrops creating some significant relief (02.5 m) along transect. Some moderate sized areas of sand (15 m). Depth is approximately 23 feet. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
120.117183 
Latitude (degree): 
34.467467 
Altitude (meter): 
7.01 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
AQUE5: Arroyo Quemado Transect 5: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 95 (degree). Bedrock substrate, some moderate relief (01.5 m), one small overhanging ridge with sand channels and Diopatra beds. Depth is approximately 33 feet. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
120.11735 
Latitude (degree): 
34.46685 
Altitude (meter): 
10.06 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
AQUE6: Arroyo Quemado Transect 6: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 90 (degree). Transect begins slightly west of the river mouth. Sand (13cm deep) and bedrock substrate with low relief (00.5m). Depth is approximately 33 feet. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
120.12085 
Latitude (degree): 
34.46755 
Altitude (meter): 
10.06 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
BULL1: Bulito Transect 1: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 80 (degree). Transect is closest to the river mouth, bedrock and shale substrate with some slight relief (01 m) and thick understory algal cover. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
120.333433 
Latitude (degree): 
34.458883 
Altitude (meter): 
5.49 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
BULL3: Bulito Transect 3: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 85 (degree). Bedrock and shale substrate with some sandy areas and slight relief (01 m). Thick Pterygophora beds typically present. Depth is approximately 20 feet. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
120.333483 
Latitude (degree): 
34.458483 
Altitude (meter): 
6.1 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
BULL6: Bulito Transect 6: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 80 (degree). Bedrock and shale substrate with some sandy areas and slight relief (01m). Depth is approximately 24 feet. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
120.33355 
Latitude (degree): 
34.45815 
Altitude (meter): 
7.32 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
CARP1: Carpinteria Transect 1: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 70 (degree). Transect runs parallel along the significant NErunning reef ridge and has significant relief (up to 3 m) on the northern side. Bedrock substrate with some slight relief (01 m). Depth is approximately 812 feet. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.5438 
Latitude (degree): 
34.392417 
Altitude (meter): 
3.05 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
CARP2: Carpinteria Transect 2: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 60 (degree). Generally a mudstone substrate with little relief (00.5 m). Depth is approximately 1013 feet. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.540367 
Latitude (degree): 
34.392767 
Altitude (meter): 
3.51 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
CARP3: Carpinteria Transect 3: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 85 (degree). Bedrock substrate with some moderate relief (01.5 m), boulders, and some small areas (13 m) of silt and sand. Depth is approximately 24 feet. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.544 
Latitude (degree): 
34.391517 
Altitude (meter): 
7.32 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
CARP4: Carpinteria Transect 4: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 90 (degree). Bedrock substrate with some moderate relief (01.5 m) and some small areas (13 m) of silty sand. 0 bolt begins at the crevice between two ridges. Depth is approximately 22 feet. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.54165 
Latitude (degree): 
34.391717 
Altitude (meter): 
6.71 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
CARP5: Carpinteria Transect 5: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 80 (degree). Mudstone ridges (12m) with areas of shell debris, cobble, and small boulders. Depth is approximately 20 feet. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.539317 
Latitude (degree): 
34.391817 
Altitude (meter): 
6.1 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
CARP6: Carpinteria Transect 6: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 80 (degree). Bedrock substrate with some moderate relief (01.5 m) and some small areas (13 m) of silty sand. Depth is approximately 27 feet. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.544133 
Latitude (degree): 
34.391117 
Altitude (meter): 
8.23 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
CARP7: Carpinteria Transect 7: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 80 (degree). Bedrock substrate with some moderate relief (01.5 m) and some small areas (13 m) of silty sand and cobble channels. Depth is approximately 27 feet. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.541833 
Latitude (degree): 
34.391233 
Altitude (meter): 
8.23 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
CARP8: Carpinteria Transect 8: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 80 (degree). Mudstone substrate with some moderate relief (01.5 m) and some small areas of shell debris, cobble, and small boulders. Depth is approximately 27 feet. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.539533 
Latitude (degree): 
34.3914 
Altitude (meter): 
8.23 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
GOLB1: Goleta Bay Transect 1: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 90 (degree). Transect begins at western edge of existing kelp bed. Mudstone and sand substrate with several large isolated boulders creating some moderate relief (01.5 m). Depth is approximately 18 feet. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.8224 
Latitude (degree): 
34.413783 
Altitude (meter): 
5.49 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
GOLB2: Goleta Bay Transect 2: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 90 (degree). Transect has mudstone and sand substrate with several large isolated boulders creating some moderate relief (01.5 m). Depth is approximately 18 feet. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.8218 
Latitude (degree): 
34.41365 
Altitude (meter): 
5.49 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
IVEE1: Isla Vista Reef Transect 1: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 90 (degree). Transect begins at western edge of existing eastern kelp bed near Depressions beach; a mudstone and small boulder substrate with some sand channels and slight relief (01 m). Depth is approximately 30 feet. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.857867 
Latitude (degree): 
34.402833 
Altitude (meter): 
9.14 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
IVEE2: IV Reef Transect 2: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 85 (degree). Transect has a mudstone and sand substrate with several large isolated boulders creating some moderate relief (01.5 m). Depth is approximately 30 feet. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.857233 
Latitude (degree): 
34.402733 
Altitude (meter): 
9.14 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
MOHK1: Mohawk Transect 1: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 90 (degree). Transect has a bedrock substrate with some moderate relief (01.5 m) and some small (12 m) areas of silty sand / shell hash. Transect follows a reef ledge that is ~12m off the sand below. Depth is approximately 24 feet. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.73 
Latitude (degree): 
34.394333 
Altitude (meter): 
7.32 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
MOHK2: Mohawk Transect 2: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 80 (degree). Bedrock substrate with some moderate relief (01.5 m) and some small (12 m) areas of silty sand. Transect follows a small reef ledge that is ~1m off the sand below. Depth is approximately 24 feet. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.729367 
Latitude (degree): 
34.39415 
Altitude (meter): 
7.32 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
NAPL1: Naples Transect 1: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 60 (degree). Transect begins at extreme western edge of Naples main reef. Bedrock substrate with some significant relief (02 m). Depth is approximately 25 feet. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.952933 
Latitude (degree): 
34.422333 
Altitude (meter): 
7.62 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
NAPL2: Naples Transect 2: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 80 (degree). Bedrock substrate with some significant relief (02 m). Depth is approximately 25 feet. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.952317 
Latitude (degree): 
34.422467 
Altitude (meter): 
7.62 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
NAPL3: Naples Transect 3: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 80 (degree). Bedrock substrate with some significant relief (02 m). Depth approximately 25'. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.9517 
Latitude (degree): 
34.422367 
Altitude (meter): 
7.62 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
NAPL4: Naples Transect 4: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 90 (degree). âDeep Cobble.â Located approximately 7 m south of the ridges that define the main reef. Depth is approximately 35 feet. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.9519 
Latitude (degree): 
34.4223 
Altitude (meter): 
10.67 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
NAPL5: Naples Transect 5: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 100 (degree). Transect begins at the apex of the âhorseshoeâ on the first flat bench east of deep cobble. Bedrock substrate with some moderate relief (01.5 m). Depth is approximately 35 feet. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.951283 
Latitude (degree): 
34.421883 
Altitude (meter): 
10.67 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
NAPL6: Naples Transect 6: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 105 (degree). Bedrock substrate with some significant relief (02 m). Depth increases from approximately 33 to 45 feet along transect. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.950633 
Latitude (degree): 
34.42195 
Altitude (meter): 
11.89 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
NAPL7: Naples Transect 7: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 90 (degree). Transect begins at the western end of âThree fingersâ where the reef begins to slope from east to west into deeper water. Bedrock substrate with some significant relief (02 m). Depth decreases from approximately 36 to 28 feet along transect. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.951833 
Latitude (degree): 
34.4219 
Altitude (meter): 
9.75 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
NAPL8: Naples Transect 8: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 100 (degree). Located on a prominent ridge (3 m relief). Bedrock substrate with some significant relief (02 m). Depth increases from approximately 33 to 45 feet along the transect. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.950317 
Latitude (degree): 
34.421833 
Altitude (meter): 
11.89 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
SCDI2: Santa Cruz Island Diablo Transect 2: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 305 (degree). Transect runs along rocky reef with patches of sand/shell debris and several large boulders. Depth is approximately 30 feet. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.757633 
Latitude (degree): 
34.058633 
Altitude (meter): 
9.14 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
SCDI3: Santa Cruz Island Diablo Transect 3: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 335 (degree). Transect runs along rocky reef with patches of sand/shell debris and several large boulders and ledges. Depth varies from approximately 43 to 50 feet. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.757633 
Latitude (degree): 
34.058667 
Altitude (meter): 
14.3 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
SCTW2: Santa Cruz Island Twin Harbors West Transect 2: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 330 (degree). Transect 2 lies along rocky reef with large boulders and patches of sand/shell debris. Depth is approximately 20'. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.715133 
Latitude (degree): 
34.0444 
Altitude (meter): 
6.1 


Sampling Site: 
Description: 
SCTW3: Santa Cruz Island Twin Harbors West Transect 3: a line starting at the latlon coordinates with a length of 40 (meter), and width of 2 (meter) along a heading of 290 (degree). Transect 3 lies along rocky reef with large boulders and patches of sand/shell debris. Depth is approximately 30 feet. At the end of the transect there is a pinnacle about 34m tall. 

Site Coordinates: 
Longitude (degree): 
119.715133 
Latitude (degree): 
34.044467 
Altitude (meter): 
12 





