AGRRA Database and Products

AGRRA Database and Summary Products

Before using the database or summary products, users are urged to consult the README file.

All users – Please refer to the Terms of Use

How to access the database and summary products

AGRRA Website Registration is needed in order to download the Access databases, Excel spreadsheet files and individual GIS shapefiles. You will be prompted to provide your Registration details or you may register when you select a download option below.

AGRRA Database
  • Mickey Charteris Fish diverThe AGRRA Access database contains information for the 2480 site surveys that were completed from 1997 to the present. Hundreds of individuals from many nations in the tropical Western Atlantic have participated in this international collaboration; we are grateful for all their contributions. March 2018 Release: 8.41MB
  • AGRRA DATABASEClick here to download
Summary Products

Excel spreadsheets containing summary products derived from these data are also provided. March 2018 Release: 51.8MB

GIS Products 

Ian-f2GIS shapefiles allow the AGRRA database to be accessed from within Geographical Information Systems such as the ArcGIS applications from Esri. Data for the various derived products (previously available only as Excel spreadsheets) are now provided as shapefiles at the site level to assist in quick integration of these products for GIS analysis. March 2018 Release: 6.31MB

Full Release

Download the Access database, Excel spreadsheets and GIS shapefiles in one download package. March 2018 Release: 66.5MB


As you use these data, please take careful note of all survey dates. Remember that the AGRRA data are only representative of the dates of their collection, and the condition of some of the surveyed reef areas may have changed.

How to cite the AGRRA Database:

Marks, K.W. 2018. “AGRRA Database, version (2018-03).” Available online < >

How to cite the AGRRA Summary Products:

Marks, K.W. and J.C. Lang. 2018. “AGRRA Summary Products, version (2018-03).” Available online < >