Mexico Beach CDC Reef

DESCRIPTION:
This reef's position has been verified by the MBARA dive team on 11 Sep 2009. Composed of 50 tons of concrete culverts and pipes deployed 10 Dec 1999. 4 Florida Limestone Artificial Reefs measuring 8 feet tall. Deployed on 14 Oct 2016/11 Nov 2016. Verified by MBARA diver Bob Cox 14 Oct 2016/11 Nov 2016. The structures are clustered together at 20-30 feet apart. This reef addition was constructed under FWC Grant 15158 with funds from the Natural Resources Damage Assessment Phase III. Two piling mounted Ecosystems added on 2 May 2017.

LOCATION:
Reef Area: Bell Shoal
TD1: 14145.2
TD2: 46835.2
LAT: 29 54.474
LON: 85 27.836
Range: 3.1
Bearing: 214
Depth: 20 feet
Range and Bearing is taken from mouth of Mexico Beach Canal.
REEF SURVEYS:
Mexico Beach CDC Reef, 02/06/00
09/11/2009


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