Artificial Reef

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We are pleased to give you details about the new artificial reef located in front of Thalatta resort, Maluay, Zamboanguita.

The main reef is made with reinforced concrete beams installed on posts; the assembly is a 30 m3 cube. The installation was done in October, 2014

The purpose of creating an artificial reef is to benefit the environment by enhancing aquatic habitat and marine resources, as well as providing an option for conserving, managing, and developing fisheries resources.

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Fish reproduction, fishes need a shelter for reproduction, a place where they can grow safely without being disturbed. This sanctuary will increase fishermen catches outside the sanctuary.

This sanctuary will be used to attract divers in Zamboanguita area and also for pedagogy, to follow evolution after years.

 

 

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