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The History, Creation and Importance of Artificial Reefs in NC

October 20, 2020 Shoresides Season 1
The History, Creation and Importance of Artificial Reefs in NC
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Community Rising
The History, Creation and Importance of Artificial Reefs in NC
Oct 20, 2020 Season 1
Shoresides

Look to the coast of North Carolina and you may find something a bit unexpected - artificial reefs. These manmade reefs mimic the characteristics of real reefs in order to provide a home to ocean life. In this episode, Jordan Byrum, an artificial reef coordinator with the NC Division of Marine Fisheries, discusses the history, creation and importance of artificial reefs in North Carolina. 

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Look to the coast of North Carolina and you may find something a bit unexpected - artificial reefs. These manmade reefs mimic the characteristics of real reefs in order to provide a home to ocean life. In this episode, Jordan Byrum, an artificial reef coordinator with the NC Division of Marine Fisheries, discusses the history, creation and importance of artificial reefs in North Carolina.