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Description: Shallow inner reef with natural ledge (2-3 ft relief).  Nurse sharks are frequently found sleeping under the ledge. The threatened Staghorn Coral is present at this site, as well as numerous other large hard corals, gorgonians, and sponges.  Fish are also abundant.

Depth: 14 - 20 feet

Number of Buoys: 6

Coral colonies have been treated for disease at this site. You may observe numbered tags similar to the image below, asking for your help. If you see these tags, please take a picture and share it at These tags are essential for future monitoring activities, so please do not remove or tamper with any you may see at this reef or any reef along Florida’s Coral Reef.  

coral tag

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