OAR expands Dog Island’s underwater structure

Published: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 13:01 PM.

While artificial reefs are popular with divers and fishermen, they are not without their detractors. Some, such as the Ocean Conservancy, oppose their construction, contending that they exacerbate problems with overfishing by concentrating large populations of fish in one area. In addition, they argue that there are too many question marks as to the effect these structures have on the marine environment.

 

Where the reefs are

Pre deployment coordinates for the new reefs are:

Camp 1

Latitude    North 29 39.169

Longitude West 084 30.000



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