Reef Site Name : MB-100 OAR Barge Depth : 89 ft.
Survey Date : 07/03/2009 Survey Time: 11:45 AM ET
Weather conditions and sea state: 2-4 ft. seas, sunny
Boat Name: High Interest Boat Captain: Keith Neel
Loran Manufacturer & model: Raytheon RayNav-570
GPS Manufacturer & model:
Differential GPS Manufacturer & model: Garmin GPSMAP-182 w/ GBR-21 DBR
N Lat. : 29 46.091 W Lon. : 85 36.714
Reef Materials & Quantity : Steel barge, 100 ft. long
Reef Height (average): 10 - 12 ft.
Reef Physical Condition : excellent
Biological Growth: algae, barnacles, hard & soft coral, sea urchins
Fish Count : > 200 amberjack, > 500 red snapper, > 20 black snapper, > 5 gag grouper, > 10 triggerfish, spadefish, silver grunts, hard tail jacks, scamp, queen angelfish, large school of minnows.
Other Comments : Barge is upside down resting on pilot house and concrete culverts boxes strapped to deck.
Located in the Bridge Rubble Permit Site.