Report an Encounter

Please use the online form below to record the details of your encounter with a particular giant sea bass. If you have additional images of other giant sea bass from the same dive, please submit them via a separate Encounter Report. Be as accurate and specific as possible.

Please note that by submitting data and images, you are granting unlimited usage of these materials for research and conservation purposes only. Watermarks are acceptable.

* Note: The fields labelled in Red are required.

Photos or video

Add your photos and/or videos below. To see what images are most useful see the photography guide. Images should be no larger than 1600px in height or width.

Drag one or more image/video files (jpg, png, bmp or mp4 only) here at once,
Click here to select files to upload.

Date of the encounter


  • 2014-01-05 12:30
  • 2014-03-23
  • 2013-12
  • 2010

Encounter location

If you are able to indicate a more precise location, please also mark the encounter location on the map OR enter GPS coordinates in the boxes below.

GPS coordinates should be entered in decimal degrees format. Do you have GPS coordinates in a different format (such as degrees-minutes-seconds)? Click here to find a converter.

Click here for a converter from meters to feet.

About You

Your contact information

About the photographer

(if you didn't take these pictures)


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