White Bank Dry Rocks (Key largo)

White Bank Dry Rocks (Key largo)

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Key Largo
Dry Rocks lies within the boundaries of the previous Key
Largo National Marine Sanctuary.

Key Largo Dry Rocks is located seaward of White Banks and extends to an approximate depth of 30 feet. Dry Rocks SPA covers an area of approximately 0.05nm2, or about 16ha, and captures the main reef features of the area.

Key Largo Dry Rocks has excellent accessibility and hosts a wide range of user activities including commercial diving, snorkeling, and fishing. The presence of the SPA helps alleviate the extensive conflict that currently exists between fishermen and divers, with minimal displacement of either user group. Key Largo Dry Rocks has been degraded by heavy use, and warrants further protection. 

Anchoring instead of mooring when a mooring buoy is available or anchoring in other than a designated anchoring area when such areas have been designated and are available is prohibited.

The Dry Rocks is probably the most famous site in Key Largo due to the
Christ Status placed by the Cressi family in 1966.

2010/04/1
Update
Joëlle
Dry Rocks Key Largo se trouve dans les limites de  Key Largo
National Marine Sanctuary.
Key Largo sec Rocks est située au large de White Banks et s'étend à une profondeur approximative de 9 m. Dry Rocks SPA couvre une superficie d'environ 0.05 NM², soit environ 16 ha, et tire profit des caractéristiques principales des récifs de la région.
Key
Largo sec Rocks a une excellente accessibilité et accueille un large éventail d'utilisateurs, y compris les activités de plongée commerciale, la plongée et la pêche. La présence de la SPA contribue à atténuer le conflit vaste qui existe actuellement entre les pêcheurs et les plongeurs, avec un déplacement minime de chaque groupe d'utilisateur. Key Largo sec Rocks a été dégradé par un usage intensif, et la protection des mandats additionnels.

Ancrer au lieu de s'amarrer à une bouée disponible ou ancrer dans une autre zone que celle désignée est interdit.

Dry Rocks est le plus célèbre site de Key largo en raison de la sculpture du Christ placée sous l'eau.

2012/04/16
Update
JB
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