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Mexico Beach CDC Reef

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. T he 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.  Verified 3 Jan 2021.

Bell Shoal

Latitude: 29° 54.474 N
Longitude: 85° 27.836 W
Range: 3.15 nm
Bearing: 214.2
Depth: 20 feet

Range and Bearing is taken from mouth of Mexico Beach Canal.