Episode cover of The History, Creation and Importance of Artificial Reefs in NC

The History, Creation and Importance of Artificial Reefs in NC

Community Rising

  • 10/20/2020
  • 10 min

About this Episode

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.