Delaware artificial reef program to be discussed at Dover public meeting

Delaware’s program to create an artificial reef will be discussed tonight in Dover.

The Delaware Advisory Council on Tidal Finfisheries will get an update on the effort to create more marine habitats off the state’s coast.  Last Month, the 563-foot decommissioned USS Radford, a Navy destroyer, was sunk to the bottom of the sea about 25 miles off of Indian River Inlet.  The reef also includes former New York City subway cars.  Proposed fishing restrictions in areas where artificial reefs are located will also be discussed.  The meeting is tonight at 6:00 p.m. at the DNREC auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover.  CLICK HERE for the official agenda.


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