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RJ's Ledge

RJ's Ledge

Description :Eastern portion of the middle linear reef tract that runs north to south off Key Biscayne north of Emerald Reef. The benthic cover at this site is dense and diverse with numerous hard corals, gorgonians, sponges, and colonial zoanthids. Reef fish are also abundant here.

Depth: 25-28 feet

Number of Buoys: 6

Special Note: Active research is underway at RJ’s Ledge. You may observe numbered tags or rebar stakes similar to the images below. These tags and rebar stakes are essential for future monitoring so please do not remove or tamper with any you may see at this reef or any reef along Florida's Coral Reef. This reef is also an active coral restoration area where the University of Miami and the Rescue a Reef program host citizen science expeditions to provide snorkelers and SCUBA divers hands-on opportunities to assist with coral reef conservation efforts. You can help monitor these reefs by providing updates and images through "SEAFAN" at 886-770-SEFL (7335) or
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