Dubai: New pseudo reef sunk at Jebel Ali

Posted September 2012 By Admin

Threatened marine life in UAE waters will benefit from a new artificial reef installed yesterday near a seawall off the port of Jebel Ali, said project overseers Atlantis. Large circular sections constructed from recycled plastic were lifted with great care from a crane barge into Gulf waters and will provide the foundation for relocated coral propagation to grow and multiply. Atlantis has since last year been creating new underwater reef areas to help marine life cope with lost habitat due to development, pollution and overfishing.

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