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Artificial Reef Program

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Florida manages one of the most diverse, and most active artificial reef programs in the United States. As of October 2020, the FWC Artificial Reef Program has recorded 3,764 artificial reef deployment locations state-wide. So far in 2020, 174 new artificial reefs were constructed, and the locations from a subset of those new reefs are listed in this table. To download a complete list of Florida’s artificial reef locations in a variety of digital formats, view an interactive map, and learn more about Florida’s artificial reef program, please visit MyFWC.com/ArtificialReefs

Sample of the 174 Artificial Reefs Deployed During 2020

Deploy ID

County

Deploy Date

Deployment Name

Material

Tons

Relief (ft)

Depth (ft)

Lat (DM)

Long (DM)

BA0478 Bay 07/17/20 St. Joe Reef Concrete tetrahedrons 202 15 80 29° 55.090′ -85° 39.120′
BA0476 Bay 05/17/20 MB-255 Concrete tetrahedrons 80 15 64 29° 54.810′ -85° 33.054′
BE0069 Brevard 08/13/20 Anglers Reef Concrete culverts 357 15 82 28° 23.314′ -80° 18.189′
BO0122 Broward 04/29/20 John M. Baker Reef Concrete culverts 58 9 70 26° 09.496′ -80° 04.732′
ES0642 Escambia 06/20/20 Charles F. Gonzalez Concrete disks 24 4 11 30° 19.727′ -87° 08.318′
FR0065 Franklin 08/20/20 St. Teresa Patch Reef Concrete domes 20 5 38 29° 47.162′ -84° 27.995′
ME0098 Manatee 06/25/20 BOR5S-20-06 Limestone boulders 360 9 39 27° 24.414′ -82° 47.829′
ME0097 Manatee 06/29/20 Sean Gucken Reef Concrete culverts 175 8 33 27° 30.924′ -82° 49.026′
ME0096 Manatee 06/19/20 Jim’s Gift Reef 120′ Steel barge 250 7 33 27° 30.974′ -82° 49.049′
DA0243 Miami-Dade 02/19/20 FDOT- SW 1st Bridge Concrete pilings 736 8 27 25° 48.860′ -80° 10.228′
DA0242 Miami-Dade 02/28/20 Dinner Key Pier Concrete pilings 2,316 9 23 25° 48.806′ -80° 10.251′
OK0342 Okaloosa 09/10/20 S/V DYLAN 61 ft steel sailboat 26 12 119 30° 07.614′ -86° 23.469′
OK0337 Okaloosa 05/27/20 LA-1 Concrete tetrahedrons 38 15 150 30° 05.570′ -86° 24.175′
OK0331 Okaloosa 04/18/20 Fh24-07B Concrete tetrahedrons 33 8 70 30° 21.172′ -86° 36.872′
PB0125 Palm Beach 09/03/20 Andrew Harris Snorkel Limestone & concrete 265 11 41 26° 57.207′ -80° 03.731′
PB0116 Palm Beach 06/09/20 FWC West Palm Beach Limestone boulders 323 15 40 26° 45.319′ -80° 01.581′
PB0113 Palm Beach 07/15/20 Andrew Harris Reef Limestone boulders 700 20 60 26° 57.575′ -80° 03.202′
ST0204 Sarasota 07/13/20 Silvertooth 25 Concrete domes 6 3 30 27° 17.166′ -82° 35.955′
SL0078 St. Lucie 06/23/20 Curtist Bostick (CCA) Concrete culverts 150 10 100 27° 23.870′ -80° 02.970′
SL0076 St. Lucie 08/06/20 Paul Jacquin Reef (A) Concrete culverts 900 10 100 27° 23.922′ -80° 02.979′
TA0050 Taylor 07/31/20 DEP-8 Concrete cubes 10 3 50 29° 38.349′ -83° 54.865′
TA0043 Taylor 07/31/20 DEP-1 Concrete cubes 8 3 50 29° 38.423′ -83° 54.189′
VO0187 Volusia 09/16/20 Site 8 (NE-1 & 2) Concrete culverts 430 10 65 28° 55.513′ -80° 42.342′
VO0189 Volusia 10/12/20 Site 9 (NE-1 & 2) Concrete culverts 420 10 125 29° 21.497′ -80° 21.473′
WK0077 Wakulla 08/19/20 Glen Peel Memorial Concrete culverts 86 7 31 29° 50.421′ -84° 09.476′