Culverts - Martin County


Culverts - Martin County

Several tomtate grunts (Haemulon aurolineatum) and pigfish (Orthopristis chrysoptera) along with at single vertical stripped sheepshead (Archosargus
probatocephalus) milling about a partial buried culvert on Martin County's Guardian Reef in 58 feet of water on 3/29/95. These are of a FWC grant that
placed 1370 tons of concrete culverts on this reef on 6/7/93. Photo was taken by FWC dive Tom Maher.

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FWC Facts:
Approximately 1.7 million acres of Florida's remaining natural areas have been invaded by nonindigenous plant species, which have degraded and diminished our ecosystem.

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