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New Artificial Reef Locations

Saltwater Marine Fishing Regulations Florida Saltwater Fishing

Florida manages one of the most diverse, and most active artificial reef programs in the United States. As of March 2019, the FWC Artificial Reef Program has recorded over 3,561 artificial reef deployment locations state-wide. Between August 2018 and March 2019, 164 new artificial reefs were constructed, and the locations from a subset of those new reefs are listed in the table below. 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

Artifical Reef Highlights

DeployID

County

Deploy Date

Deployment Name

Material

Tons

Relief

Depth

Lat (DM)

Long (DM)

BE0067 Brevard 8/7/18 Newy Reef 24 Dome-shaped modules 48 5 80 29° 54.731′ N 85° 35.243′ W
BO0119 Broward 8/7/18 John M. Baker Fishing Reef 572 Tons Secondary Use Concrete 572 5 155 26° 09.457′ N 80° 04.134′ W
BO0120 Broward 8/14/18 John M. Baker Memorial Reef 50 Tons Concrete Culverts 50 6 70 26° 09.482′ N 80° 04.721′ W
CH0042 Charlotte 11/20/18 Jeff Steele Memorial Reef 445 Tons Secondary Use Concrete 445 15 61 26° 55.791′ N 82° 35.941′ W
DA0238 Miami-Dade 2/18/19 Eternal Reef #29 11 Reefballs 6 4 43 25° 57.725′ N 80° 05.890′ W
DU0103 Duval 10/13/18 Starship Reef 14” Square Concrete Pilings (various lengths) 640 5 70 30° 10.177′ N 81° 09.351′ W
ES0578 Escambia 10/15/18 ESERS 571 1 Large Tetrahedron 18 15 82 30° 11.583′ N 87° 06.243′ W
ES0587 Escambia 10/17/18 ESERS 559 1 Large Tetrahedron w/ Ecosystem 21 15 81 30° 11.340′ N 87° 07.741′ W
ES0601 Escambia 11/6/18 ESERS 14 1 Large Tetrahedron w/ Ecosystem 19 18 93 30° 12.068′ N 87° 10.865′ W
IR0014 Indian River 8/25/18 Alan’s Reef 10 Tetrahedron Modules 30 8 55 27° 50.127′ N 80° 21.639′ W
MI0111 Martin 8/24/18 Brause Girls Reef 100 ft. Steel Tug 199 63 188 27° 12.463′ N 80° 00.236′ W
MI0113 Martin 8/16/18 2018 Kerry Dillon Site 2 800 Tons Concrete (Culverts, Poles, & Slabs) 802 5 42 27° 11.820′ N 80° 05.539′ W
PB0103 Palm Beach 8/21/18 PBFF Reef 24 Pre-Fabricated Reef Darts 240 35 110 26° 47.661′ N 80° 00.144′ W
PB0104 Palm Beach 8/23/18 Andrew Red Harris Reef 32 Cell Modules & 500 Tons of Boulders 600 15 75 26° 52.751′ N 80° 01.871′ W
SR0020 Santa Rosa 2/4/19 SR-27 NRDA Patch Reef7 25 Reef Modules (15 Tetrahedron & 10 Ledge) 85 16 70 30° 21.427′ N 86° 50.706′ W
SR0021 Santa Rosa 2/4/19 SR-27 NRDA Patch Reef 29 25 Reef Modules (11 Tetrahedron & 14 Ledge) 82 16 70 30° 21.555′ N 86° 51.562′ W
ST0194 Sarasota 10/8/18 Silvertooth 16 Dome-shaped modules 7 3 14 27° 17.160′ N 82° 35.977′ W
ST0196 Sarasota 11/19/18 Younkmon Reef 6 Dome-shaped modules 2 3 14 27° 22.574′ N 82° 35.589′ W
ST0197 Sarasota 3/1/19 Silvertooth 12 Dome-shaped modules 7 4 30 27° 17.135′ N 82° 35.971′ W
VO0171 Volusia 9/7/18 Argoil wreck concrete pile 400 Tons Secondary Use Concrete 400 16 72 29° 07.070′ N 80° 41.560′ W
VO0172 Volusia 9/7/18 Semarca wreck concrete pile 400 Tons Secondary Use Concrete 400 10 75 29° 09.178′ N 80° 40.638′ W
VO0174 Volusia 9/20/18 Thomas H wreck concrete pile 400 Tons Secondary Use Concrete 400 12 80 29° 11.730′ N 80° 44.888′ W
VO0175 Volusia 10/26/18 Mindinao wreck concrete pile 375 Tons Secondary Use Concrete 375 14 85 29° 11.952′ N 80° 44.887′ W
VO0179 Volusia 9/27/18 Lady P. Reef Trail 375 Tons Secondary Use Concrete 375 15 75 29° 11.581′ N 80° 46.154′ W