John Thompson Memorial Reef

DESCRIPTION:
12 Florida Limestone Artificial Reefs, 3 Ecosystems on pilings, 2 Grouper Reefs, and 4 Lindberg Grouper Cubes deployed 4-6 Apr 2012 with funding from family and friends. 2 more Florida Limestone Artificial Reefs were added on 6 Apr 2013 with further donations received in 2013. 1 more Florida Limestone Artificial Reef, 1 Grouper Reef/Ecosystem unit, and 1 Florida Special were added on 31 Apr 2014 with further donations received in 2013. 1 more Florida Special and 2 Ecosystems on Pilings were added on 7 Apr 2015 with donations received in 2014. 1 Florida Limestone Reef was added on 10 May 2016 bring the module structure total to 30 each. Verified by MBARA divers Bob and Carol Cox on 8 Apr 2012.

LOCATION:
Reef Area: Bell Shoal
TD1:
TD2:
LAT: 29 54.168
LON: 85 27.972
Range: 3.4
Bearing: 213
Depth: 22 feet
Range and Bearing is taken from mouth of Mexico Beach Canal.