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Alabama Artificial Reef and Habitat Enhancement– Phase II

Implementing Organization

Alabama Department of Marine Resources


DWH Project Funding


Known Leveraged Funding


Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund GEBF


Project Category


Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Corals/Coral Reefs

Project Description

Enhancing reef habitat along the water bottoms of Alabama’s inshore, nearshore and offshore waters will provide refuge and foraging opportunities to a wide range of estuarine/marine organisms on habitat limited water bottoms. Project will result in a more resistant ecosystem by increasing the diversity and biological production potential of reef associated organisms.


Chris Blankenship
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Project Partners

Alabama Wildlife Federation, Coastal Conservation Association-Alabama Chapter, Alabama Reef and Restoration Foundation, University of South Alabama, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Auburn University

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