Artificial Reefs


Moonlighter - Carrabelle

A school of Atlantic spadefish swims past the wheelhouse of the "Moonlighter" a 108 ft long tugboat placed as part of the Bryson Reef off Carrabelle on 9/13/97. This reef, along with another tugboat the "Atlas", was deployed here with the assistance of an FWC grant in 75 feet of water on 2/11/97. FWC diver Bill Horn took this shot with a digital video camera.

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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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